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InRetrospect: September Blogging Edition

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Here’s a roundup of some September selections in the Library blogosphere.

  • In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog

New Dance Collections in the Performing Arts Encyclopedia (PAE)

Presentations on Bronislava Nijinska and the Ballet Russes de Serge Diaghilev are now featured in the PAE.

  •  The Signal: Digital Preservation

Yes, the Library of Congress Has Video Games: An Interview with David Gibson

David Gibson, a Moving Image technician at the Library, talks about the acquisition and preservation of games.

  •  Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos

Caught Our Eyes: Better With Butter

Butter sculptures found in the Library’s photo collections.

  • From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

A Debut Introduction at the Festival

Poetry Center staff member Caitlin Rizzo talks about her experience at this year’s National Book Festival.

  • Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

Robber Barons: Gould and Fisk

Ellen Terrell profiles Jay Gould and James Fisk Jr.

  • In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

We Waived Death (and Survived!)

Claire Feikert-Ahalt talks about her experience in the Tough Mudder endurance challenge and the legality of death waivers.

  • Teaching with the Library of Congress

Presidential Elections: Newspapers and Complex Text

Newspapers can be rich tools in helping students understand point of view and word choice.

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