Special facilities for research in the Library of Congress.
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Get this from a library! Special facilities for research in the Library of Congress.. [Library of Congress. Stack and Reader Division.]. Research and Reference Services Library of Congress collections and research tools Notice: Out of an abundance of caution, all Library of Congress research centers will be closed to the public (including researchers and others with reader identification cards), until further notice, to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID coronavirus. Library of Congress The Library of Congress boasts the largest collection of books in the world and will be of great use to almost any researcher. However, there are some things you should know before visiting the Library (LoC). All of this information can be found on the LoC’s page dedicated to researchers, but here are Continue reading Research in Library of Congress →.   The Library's collections are the largest in the world and represent a wide variety of physical formats and languages. Library of Congress staff are able to help you identify and request materials in twenty-one general and specialized reading rooms.

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  VA recently partnered with the Library of Congress to promote the Braille and Talking Book Program for Veterans. The program which is administered by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and sponsored by the Library of Congress is already being used at many VA facilities across the country.   The Library welcomes public use of its general reference facilities and endeavors to offer the widest possible use of its collections consistent with their preservation and with its obligation to serve the Congress and other government agencies. Wireless Access at the Library of Congress; Research Orientation Classes Rare Book & Special. (October 1, Septem ) Center for the Book Fiscal Annual Report. The Center for the Book achieved several notable milestones during fiscal , including administering the first-ever Library of Congress Literacy Awards, integrating the Poetry and Literature Center into the Center for the Book, sponsoring a book event with Jill Biden, .   The Library of Congress, housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is the research library of the U.S. Congress, and is considered the national library of the United States.