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Building Product Source: Spotlight on Sweet’s Catalog File

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This post was written by John F. Buydos a Reference Librarian in the Science Section. The Sweet’s Catalog File is a building product source and a frequently used title here at the Library. It is an example of a master catalog (i.e., catalogs or partial catalogs from several manufacturers, with a combined index) in the …

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Stranger than Fiction

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This guest post was written by Constance Carter who recently retired as head of Science Reference after 50 years of service at the Library of Congress. But being the dedicated librarian that she is, she now volunteers her considerable talents. The Science Reference Section has an extraordinary collection of 19th-century community and commercial cookbooks—some of …

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Free Teacher Webinar, Thursday March 17: Teaching with Primary Sources in the Science Classroom

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This post was written by Trey Smith, the Library of Congress 2015-16 Science Teacher in Residence and was originally published on the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog. Join us for a one-hour webinar on Thursday, March 17, at 4pm ET to explore how primary sources can support problem- and project-based learning in science …