Events at the Library of Congress

Tuesday March 9, 2021

Wednesday March 10, 2021

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    Virtual Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    March 10, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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    The virtual Business Research Orientation provides an overview of resources and services for business research, with an emphasis on Library of Congress tools and search strategies that can be used from home. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to business research.
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Tuesday March 16, 2021

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    Discovering Science Collections Virtually at the Library of Congress Tuesday
    March 16, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    The Library of Congress collections are robust in both the history of science and the history of technology. Both collections comprise two major elements: the seminal works of science and technology themselves and historiographies on notable scientific and technological works. Science subject specialists will provide an overview of these collections, with an emphasis on collections available online.
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Wednesday March 17, 2021

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    Lunch & Learn Webinar: Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns Wednesday
    March 17, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    The Law Library of Congress is proud to announce our all-virtual festivities to celebrate the first anniversary of our crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, starting with a Review Challenge! As part of our anniversary celebration, we invite you to our Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns. Geraldine Dávila González will moderate a panel discussion with our...
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Thursday March 18, 2021

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    Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: Tracing Federal Regulations Thursday
    March 18, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Join Senior Legal Reference Librarian, Ann Hemmens, for the next entry in our Orientation to Legal Research webinar series, this time on Tracing Federal Regulations. This entry in the series provides an overview of U.S. federal regulations, including information about the notice and comment rulemaking process, the publication and citation of regulations, and the tracing of regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations, to...
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Thursday March 25, 2021

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    Removal of Head of State Based on Incapacity or Criminal Activities: Case Study Israel Thursday
    March 25, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Join Foreign Law Specialist, Ruth Levush, for the next entry in our Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series, this time on Removal of Head of State Based on Incapacity or Criminal Activities: Case Study Israel. The Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign, comparative, and international law issues researched by the foreign law...
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    Double Take: When Was This Photograph Taken? Thursday
    March 25, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    What clues can you use to determine when a picture was made or a photo was taken? In this session, reference specialist Kristi Finefield walks attendees through the process of determining the date range of an aerial photograph of Washington, D.C.
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Thursday April 29, 2021

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    Double Take: How Should We Index This Image? Thursday
    April 29, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Join cataloging specialist Arden Alexander and processing technician Libby McKiernan on an exploration of the Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM), to learn approaches to describing images, using topical terms, plus ways you can use the TGM for your personal or work collections. The specialists will also invite participants to index some images from the Library’s collections with them.
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Wednesday May 12, 2021

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    Virtual Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    May 12, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    The virtual Business Research Orientation provides an overview of resources and services for business research, with an emphasis on Library of Congress tools and search strategies that can be used from home. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to business research.
    More information at prekindle.com External.
    Online Only