RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a technology that allows organizations to deliver news to a desktop computer or other Internet device. By subscribing to RSS feeds, users can easily stay up-to-date with areas of the Library's site that are of interest. The Library of Congress offers several RSS feeds for use in an RSS reader or RSS-enabled Web browser. Library feeds consist of headline, brief summary, and a link that leads back to the Library's Web site for more information.

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General News from the Library

                 
  • Latest News
    A bulletin service of the latest news from the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing resources to Congress and the American people
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  • Library of Congress Magazine (LCM)
    A bimonthly magazine of lively features and in-depth stories on the Library's treasures, services and programs
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  • Library of Congress Blog
    Musings on the unsurpassed collections and activities at the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and a peek behind-the-scenes from a Library insider
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  • News from the John W. Kluge Center
    Updates on lectures, presentations and other news from this center for scholars established to bring together the world’s best thinkers, to stimulate scholarly discussion and to interact with policymakers in Washington
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  • Hours of Operation
    Changes in standard hours of operation and emergency closing notices
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  • Patron Services
    Announcements about Library collections and research services.
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  • Places in History
    Historic maps from the Library's collections documenting battles and campaigns of the Civil War, and other historical events
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  • Places in the News
    Maps of nations and localities in current news from the Geography and Map Division
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  • Library Shop
    The latest new books, prints, calendars, posters and other products based on the Library's incomparable collections and current exhibitions
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  • Virtual Programs & Services
    Updates on online training opportunities, web guides, Journeys webcasts, and virtual reference services by the Digital Reference Section.
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  • Center for the Book & National Book Festival
    News from the annual National Book Festival and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, which promotes books, reading, libraries and literacy through its many programs and its website at Read.gov.
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  • CRS Employment Opportunities
    Notifications of employment opportunities for the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
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Library Web Site Updates

   
  • New on the Web
    Updates on new collections, features, reference materials and other services available on the Library's award-winning Web site
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  • New Webcasts
    The latest webcasts and podcasts of lectures and events sponsored by the Library
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  • Library of Congress Finding Aids
    Finding aids describe the contents of individual archival collections of the Library of Congress. This feed identifies both new LC finding aids and those that have undergone substantial revision in the past month.
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Events at the Library

   
  • Upcoming Events
    Listing of the dozens of free concerts, lectures, exhibitions, symposia, films and other special programs offered at the Library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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  • Poetry & Literature Events
    Notifications of upcoming readings, presentations, symposia, guidelines and other poetry and literature activities at the Library of Congress
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  • Folklife Events
    Notifications of upcoming folklife concerts, lectures, symposia, and other events and programs at the American Folklife Center
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  • Law Library Events
    The latest news and upcoming events from the Law Library of Congress
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  • Music Division Concerts and Events
    Notifications of upcoming concerts, lectures, symposia and other events and programs hosted by the Library's Music Division
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Library of Congress Blogs

   
  • Library of Congress Blog
    Musings on the unsurpassed collections and activities at the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and a peek behind-the-scenes from a Library insider
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  • Now See Hear! Blog
    Find out about the outstanding collections of moving images and sound recordings at the Library's National Audio Visual Conservation Center. Now See Hear! provides news of collections, acquisitions, projects, preservation, public programs, and much more.
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  • Copyright Matters: Digitization and Public Access Blog
    Our team of bloggers share information and seek input on the Copyright Office's multi-year effort to digitally preserve and make publically accessible online its collection of pre-1978 paper records.
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  • The Signal: Digital Preservation Blog
    The Signal blog covers exciting new developments that have an impact on digital preservation, access and stewardship. The frequent articles touch on personal digital archiving issues; the challenges of preserving digital content; computer technology; digital preservation outreach and events; digital preservation education and training; recent digital preservation publications; recent tools and infrastructure activities; multimedia; and much more.
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  • Folklife Today Blog
    Fascinating stories and topics from a team of specialists in the American Folklife Center, one of the world's largest archives on traditional folk culture.
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  • In Custodia Legis Blog
    In Custodia Legis is Latin for in the custody of the law. One role of the Law Library of Congress is to be a custodian of law and legislation. As part of this, our team of bloggers covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.
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  • In the Muse Blog
    The Performing Arts Blog will showcase treasures in the Music Division's collections of Music, Theater and Dance, from works of the great masters to long forgotten slices of our musical heritage. This blog will also highlight events in the Library's concert series in the Coolidge Auditorium.
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  • From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature Blog
    Weekly dispatches from the Poetry and Literature Center
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  • Inside Adams Blog
    The blog from the Science, Technology, and Business Division will share the Library's collections, events, guides, and other happenings relative to science and business.
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  • Picture This Blog
    Highlights from the collections, research tips, upcoming public programs, as well as peeks "behind the scenes" in the Prints Photographs Division.
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  • Library of Congress Teaching Blog
    Discover and discuss the most effective techniques for using Library of Congress primary sources in the classroom. Teaching strategies, outstanding primary sources, lesson plans, teacher resources, and current thinking on effective classroom practice are all open for discussion.
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  • NLS Music Notes
    A blog that provides the latest for and about those who want, need or provide the special format music of braille, audio and large print offered by the music section of the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
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Topics

   

Collections Preservation

   
  • Preservation News
    News from the Preservation Directorate on new breakthroughs and technology, upcoming lectures, training, internships and emergency alerts and topics on caring for collections.
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  • Now See Hear! Blog
    Find out about the outstanding collections of moving images and sound recordings at the Library's National Audio Visual Conservation Center. Now See Hear! provides news of collections, acquisitions, projects, preservation, public programs, and much more.
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Copyright: All Notices from the U.S. Copyright Office

   
  • Legislative Developments
    Notices of current copyright-related legislation
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  • Federal Register Notices
    Announcements, rules, proposed rules and other notices published in the Federal Register
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  • Copyright Royalty Board News
    Alerts on hearings, deadlines for comments, new and proposed regulations and more
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  • What's New at the Copyright Office
    Alerts on new Copyright Office website postings and other announcements
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  • Copyright Matters: Digitization and Public Access Blog
    Our team of bloggers share information and seek input on the Copyright Office's multi-year effort to digitally preserve and make publically accessible online its collection of pre-1978 paper records.
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  • Copyright eService Maintenance and Updates
    Notification of enhancements, updates, or maintenance to the U.S. Copyright Office online system (eCO) for registration of copyright claims.
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Digital Preservation

   
  • The Signal: Digital Preservation Blog
    The Signal blog covers exciting new developments that have an impact on digital preservation, access and stewardship. The frequent articles touch on personal digital archiving issues; the challenges of preserving digital content; computer technology; digital preservation outreach and events; digital preservation education and training; recent digital preservation publications; recent tools and infrastructure activities; multimedia; and much more.
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  • Digital Preservation Newsletter
    The monthly Digital Preservation Newsletter provides a compact update on exciting new developments that have an impact on digital preservation, access and stewardship. It provides updates on the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) and the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) program.
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  • Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Training Calendar
    Continuing updates on digital preservation training opportunities for all audiences and skill levels. Maintained by the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) program.
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  • Library of Congress: Web Archiving
    Provides updates and announcements about the Library's Web archiving program.
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Folklife and Culture: American Folklife Center

   
  • Folklife News & Events
    The latest information on programs, scholarships, awards, publications, and notifications of upcoming folklife concerts, lectures, symposia, and other events and programs at the American Folklife Center.
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  • Folklife Today Blog
    Fascinating stories and topics from a team of specialists in the American Folklife Center, one of the world's largest archives on traditional folk culture.
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Legal Issues: Law Library of Congress

   
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  • In Custodia Legis Blog
    In Custodia Legis is Latin for in the custody of the law. One role of the Law Library of Congress is to be a custodian of law and legislation. As part of this, our team of bloggers covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.
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  • News & Events
    The latest news and upcoming events from the Law Library of Congress
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  • Legal Research Reports
    Guides published by the Law Library of Congress providing legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance
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  • THOMAS: Bills Presented to the President
    Lists bills that have passed both the House and Senate and have been sent to the White House for the President's signature.
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  • THOMAS: Daily Digest
    Provides notification of the Daily Digest, which details the chamber action, committee meetings, and joint meetings of Congress.
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  • THOMAS: House Floor Today
    Identifies the latest bills and resolutions considered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives
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  • THOMAS: Senate Floor Today
    Identifies the latest bills, resolutions, nominations, and treaties considered on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
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  • THOMAS: Tip of the Week
    Provides a weekly tip about using THOMAS.
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  • THOMAS: Top Ten Bills
    Provides a list of the top ten bills searched on THOMAS, compiled from weekly usage statistics.
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Music Division

   
  • Concerts and Events
    Notifications of upcoming concerts, lectures, symposia and other events and programs hosted by the Library's Music Division
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  • News
    The latest news from the Library's Music Division
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  • In the Muse Blog
    The Performing Arts Blog will showcase treasures in the Music Division's collections of Music, Theater and Dance, from works of the great masters to long forgotten slices of our musical heritage. This blog will also highlight events in the Library's concert series in the Coolidge Auditorium.
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Poetry & Literature

   
  • Poetry & Literature: News & Events
    Notifications of upcoming readings, presentations, symposia, guidelines and other poetry and literature activities at the Library of Congress, along with updates on new poetry and literature resources available on the Library's website.
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  • From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature Blog
    Weekly dispatches from the Poetry and Literature Center
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  • Poetry 180
    Read a poem each weekday of the school year from the Library's Poetry 180 project.
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Science, Technology & Business

   
  • What's New in Science Reference
    New products and services on the subject of science and technology from the Library's Science, Technology & Business Division
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  • Inside Adams Blog
    The blog from the Science, Technology, and Business Division will share the Library's collections, events, guides, and other happenings relative to science and business.
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Other Collections & Services

   
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    Updates on new content, points of interest, research and re-use of the Chronicling America digitized newspapers
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  • Hispanic Division News & Events
    Announcements about notable online collections, exhibitions, and research aids, and notifications of upcoming lectures, events, and programs related to the Hispanic Division.
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  • NLS Music Notes
    A blog that provides the latest for and about those who want, need or provide the special format music of braille, audio and large print offered by the music section of the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
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  • Picture This Blog
    Highlights from the collections, research tips, upcoming public programs, as well as peeks "behind the scenes" in the Prints Photographs Division.
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  • Updates from the Veterans History Project (VHP)
    Rare interviews, notices of events, and special features from this collection of more than 60,000 first-hand stories as told by America's war veterans from WWI through current conflicts.
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For Librarians

   
  • Library of Congress Classification Approved Lists
    Listing of new and revised Library of Congress Classification numbers and captions approved by the editorial meeting of the Policy and Standards Division of the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate
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  • Library of Congress Subject Headings Approved Lists
    Listing of new and revised Library of Congress subject headings approved by the editorial meeting of the Policy and Standards Division of the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate
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  • Cataloging Products and Services News
    Updates and latest news on the services and products produced and distributed by the Library's Cataloging Distribution Service (CDS).
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For Teachers

   
  • News for Teachers
    Updates on new Web content, professional development opportunities and Library programs, events and services of special interest to educators
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  • Library of Congress Teaching Blog
    Discover and discuss the most effective techniques for using Library of Congress primary sources in the classroom. Teaching strategies, outstanding primary sources, lesson plans, teacher resources, and current thinking on effective classroom practice are all open for discussion.
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