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Just Launched! – Library of Congress International Collections Facebook Page

We, the four area studies divisions of the Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern, Asian, European, and Hispanic, are very excited to announce that the Library of Congress International Collections Facebook page is now live!

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A screen shot of the “Library of Congress International Collections” Facebook page.

Whether you are a student, educator, researcher, scholar, librarian, or a member of the general public interested in international cultures and studies, this page is for you. Here you will receive posts from our curators and specialists about the Library’s international collections – the largest and finest in the world- with millions of items, in hundreds of different languages and scripts, from societies and cultures around the globe. We’ll bring you the latest news about collection acquisitions, digital initiatives, and free public programs here at the Library and available for online streaming.


The image of Minerva, Roman goddess of knowledge and wisdom, in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building. The four area studies divisions are physically located in the elegant domed Jefferson Building. Photo credit: Levon Avdoyan.

Just as is the “4 Corners of the World” blog, this Facebook page is a joint project of the Library’s four area studies divisions. You will learn more about our divisions, their history and collections via a blogpost titled “Hello from the 4 Corners of the World!

We invite you to “Like” our Facebook page to connect with us!