1. Peter E. Greulich
    February 2, 2016 at 7:37 am

    Is there an article or web page that documents how to get documents transferred between the Library of Congress and outlying municipal or university libraries? It would be great after this great article about what is available to pass along the information on how to tell what can only be seen in one of the Library of Congress locations, what can be requested to be sent to a researcher, what the costs are, how long to expect it to take, and who can be a receiving entity. Feel free to use Austin, Texas as an example. 😉



    • Erin Allen
      February 3, 2016 at 9:11 am

      Thank you Pete for your interest. Many of the Library’s collections are digitized and available online. Simply search for an item or subject of interest to see what the Library has available online: //www.loc.gov/discover/ Items in the public domain or otherwise free of restrictions should be able to be saved or printed at home. Otherwise, researchers will need to access the Library’s collections on-site. Here is more information: //www.loc.gov/rr/

  2. Nathan
    February 2, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    So who can get an e-library card and can one apply for it online? Do you have to be an American citizen living in the USA and it’s territories? A blog on this would be most appreciated. Thanks. 🙂

    • Erin Allen
      February 3, 2016 at 9:02 am

      Thank you Nathan for your interest. The Library does not issue e-library cards. However, you can apply for a Reader Registration Card for use in our research areas. You can pre-register online, however, you must still report to the Library’s Reader Registration Station to complete the process. Here is more information on the card and registration process: //www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html

  3. Bonnie
    February 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    Always happy to know that you are only an email away!

  4. Nathan
    February 5, 2016 at 4:26 am

    Thank you Erin Allen. ☺

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