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Tag Archives: Library of Congress
The U.S. Library of Congress has just released the poster for this year’s National Book Festival on September 2, 2017 in Washington DC. If the artwork looks familiar, that’s because it’s by the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.
Here in the U.S. there are two main types of library classification systems: Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress. This helpful infographic created by Michael Newhouse is a handy guide for the biblio perplexed.
The Peculiar Underworld of Rare-Book Thieves The Allure of the Map What is the oldest book in the world? The Library of Congress by the numbers. What happens when Oxford’s Bodleian Library and the Biblioteca Vaticana collude?
The Library of Congress in Washington, D. C. opened an exhibition last week celebrating “Books That Shaped America.” The exhibition is on 88 books that they’ve deemed to have the most influence on American culture . The selection was hotly debated over … Continue reading
Author Salman Rushdie, along with more than 700 writers, scholars, publishers and artists, has sent a scathing letter to the President of the New York Public Library (see below) protesting the city’s $300 million restructuring plan for the flagship 42nd Street … Continue reading