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A Sister Act

As summer is coming to a close, our interns are finishing their projects and heading back to school. This year our division was fortunate to have 3 summer interns, 2 volunteers and a Junior Fellow. You may have already read about Brian Horowitz’s discovery of Brevet Major Alfred Mordecai’s work in Stumbled Upon in the Stacks  and Aileen M. J. Marshall’s […]

Moving on…. Moving up

I am excited to share that I will be moving to a new position here at the Library working primarily with our electronic resources – of which we have many! If you have not had the opportunity to explore the electronic resources available to you on-site here at the Library, please take a look.  These […]

Welcome Law Librarians!

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a new blog in town.  We would like to take this opportunity to welcome the Law Librarians to the Library of Congress blog space! In many ways there is a strong relationship between business and law.  We often have visitors in our reading room conducting research for starting […]

Americans with Disabilities Act 20th Anniversary

Our guest author today is Ellen Terrell, Business Reference Specialist. According to the U.S. Census in their report Americans with Disabilities: 2005, there are roughly 54 million Americans with a disability. 11 million people age 6 and older need personal assistance with everyday activities and 46% of the people ages 21 to 64 having some […]

Today’s Scoop

Most would agree that summer is the peak season for ice cream consumption. Therefore it makes perfect sense that, in the United States, July was proclaimed National Ice Cream Month. It was President Ronald Reagan’s Proclamation 5219  promoted this national observance, designating July 1984 as National Ice Cream Month. Today  ice cream manufacturers carry on this tradition […]