To honor the Library’s 220th anniversary, this blog looks at some freely accessible digital collections and projects from four divisions: African & Middle Eastern, Asian, European, and Hispanic.
We have so many heroes to be thankful for in these days of the pandemic! April is also National Poetry Month, so thoughts of heroic deeds bring to mind epic poetry and heroes of legend. This post looks at three epic poems from thousands of years ago: the journey of Gilgamesh to find immortality, the […]
A collection of Afghan lithographic books is now accessible online as part of the Persian Rare Language Material collection on the Library of Congress’ website.
This blogpost offers a reminder that the Ask a Librarian service and the online catalogs with rich international content are still available while the Library of Congress buildings are closed to the public.
When the news of the day seems overwhelming, nothing can soothe frayed nerves more than an interlude, however brief, with poetry or with nature.
Is there science fiction in North Korea? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. This blog looks at some of its characteristics.
This blogpost highlights resources available at the Library of Congress regarding Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia and the Battle of Adwa.
A brief glimpse into the interconnectend lives of several powerful medieval Scandinavian women.
Anandibai Joshee (1865-1887) was the first woman from India to earn a degree in western medicine in the United States.
(This is a guest post by Bianca Poma, a 2020 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Archaeological Research Fellow at the Library of Congress. The post originally appeared on the Worlds Revealed Blog.) Since the moment I could carry on a well phrased conversation, I have always been curious by nature and have asked a lot […]