The Library of Congress will be hosting a virtual panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cancer diagnostics and treatment on December 5, 2023. This event is sponsored by the Library's Health Services Division and Science Section and is part of its annual Cancer Moonshot series.
The webinar focuses on John Merrick (1859-1919), Co-Founder of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and Alonzo Herndon (1858-1927), Founder of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Both the recording and transcript can be found on the African Americans in Business and Entrepreneurship: A Resource Guide.
If you missed our business orientation in June, join us for another short webinar on our business collections at 1pm (EDT) on Wednesday, September 13. Since we can't show you everything in 30 minutes, we'll be using items related to Andrew Carnegie and the steel industry as examples of what you might uncover in these collections!
Join Business Reference and Research Specialists for a short, 30-minute webinar at 1pm on Wednesday, June 14, highlighting collections, with content related to Andrew Carnegie and the steel industry as examples.
On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, the Science, Technology and Business Division will welcome NASA Goddard Scientist, Dr. George J. Huffman, to the Library’s Pickford Theater at 11:30AM to discuss NASA’s use of satellite and surface data to understand the processes that create precipitation and how the results can be applied to analyze floods, droughts, and global weather and climate patterns; manage freshwater supplies, provide microinsurance against weather disasters in developing countries, and aid in forecasting agricultural production and outbreaks of some diseases.
Join us in the Whittall Pavilion where Dr. Jeremy Brown, author of The Eleventh Plague: Jews and Pandemics from the Bible to COVID-19, will discuss how plagues and pandemics have shaped the history of the Jewish people.