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Bibliographies and Guides

Research guides to the Library's general collections of books and periodicals, as well as general subject guides prepared by Library of Congress reference librarians, are listed below. Many of these guides are available in hard copy to researchers in the MRR Reference Assistance Room. A more complete listing of online guides covering other Library of Congress collections is available at the Library of Congress Bibliographies, Research Guides and Finding Aids web page. Please note, items with an asterisk (*) after the title are considered legacy content and are no longer updated.

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Arts, Fine and Decorative

Interested in learning about additional Fine and Decorative Arts online resources? Visit Alcove 9: Arts, Fine and Decorative, a collection of websites selected and annotated by Humanities and Social Sciences Division subject specialists.



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Foundations and Grants

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Literatures in English

Local History and Genealogy


Medieval Studies


Military History and Military Science

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Sports and Recreation


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U.S. Government, Law, and Politics

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