Events at the Library of Congress

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Research Orientation: Serial & Government Publications Division Tuesday
    August 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Designed as a basic introduction for researchers and staff. Tour the reading room and learn about our favorite databases. This course is taught by our reference specialists and is designed as a basic introduction for researchers using the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room's collections and resources. Each hour-long session includes a tour of the N&CPR Reading Room, procedures on how to locate and... Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    September 4, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    The Business Research Orientation is an on-site clas providing an overview of reading room services as well as guidance in locating print and electronic tools used for business research. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to business research. Class sessions are interactive; we love it when you bring your questions... Science and Business Reading Room

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation Tuesday
    September 10, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader's cards, see: http://www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html. Hispanic Reading Room

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Science Research Orientation Wednesday
    September 11, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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    The Science Research Orientation provides an overview of reading room services as well as guidance in locating print and electronic tools used for science research. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to science research. Class sessions are interactive; we love it when you bring your questions with you! Science and Business Reading Room

Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Saturday Research Orientation: General Research Saturday
    September 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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    The Saturday orientations are themed and focus on providing researchers an opportunity to learn more about the Library, its collections, expertise, services, and programs. Main Reading Room

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Beyond the Basics, Discovering Historical Science Collections at the Library Wednesday
    September 18, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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    Beyond the Basics provides an overview of the unique science collections at the Library of Congress and how you can find these rare and obscure materials. Each session includes suggestions on how to conduct research on science at the Library; and an overview of useful electronic resources for this topic, including subscription databases. Science and Business Reading Room
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Caught in the Web? Business Tools That Help Wednesday
    September 18, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    This onsite class is intended for the beginning and intermediate level researcher and will provide an overview of freely available online tools for business research. Topics discussed in the class include: effective use of online search engines, the importance of the deep web, identifying reliable sources of business information, and more. Science and Business Reading Room

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Orientation to Law Library Collections Tuesday
    September 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    The Orientation to Law Library Collections class is designed to give attendees an introduction to the Law Library of Congress collections (print and online) and services. As the largest law library in the world, with resources covering U.S. federal and state laws and foreign legal materials, techniques for locating the items will be explained. Reference services and research reports and guides will be explored. Law Library Media Center
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Research Orientation: Serial & Government Publications Division Tuesday
    September 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Designed as a basic introduction for researchers and staff. Tour the reading room and learn about our favorite databases. This course is taught by our reference specialists and is designed as a basic introduction for researchers using the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room's collections and resources. Each hour-long session includes a tour of the N&CPR Reading Room, procedures on how to locate and... Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Saturday Research Orientation: General Research Saturday
    October 5, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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    The Saturday orientations are themed and focus on providing researchers an opportunity to learn more about the Library, its collections, expertise, services, and programs. Main Reading Room

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation Tuesday
    October 8, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader's cards, see: http://www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html. Hispanic Reading Room

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Science Research Orientation Wednesday
    October 9, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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    The Science Research Orientation provides an overview of reading room services as well as guidance in locating print and electronic tools used for science research. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to science research. Class sessions are interactive; we love it when you bring your questions with you! Science and Business Reading Room

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Orientation to Law Library Collections Tuesday
    October 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    The Orientation to Law Library Collections class is designed to give attendees an introduction to the Law Library of Congress collections (print and online) and services. As the largest law library in the world, with resources covering U.S. federal and state laws and foreign legal materials, techniques for locating the items will be explained. Reference services and research reports and guides will be explored. Law Library Media Center
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Research Orientation: Serial & Government Publications Division Tuesday
    October 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Designed as a basic introduction for researchers and staff. Tour the reading room and learn about our favorite databases. This course is taught by our reference specialists and is designed as a basic introduction for researchers using the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room's collections and resources. Each hour-long session includes a tour of the N&CPR Reading Room, procedures on how to locate and... Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Beyond the Basics, Discovering Historical Science Collections at the Library Wednesday
    October 23, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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    Beyond the Basics provides an overview of the unique science collections at the Library of Congress and how you can find these rare and obscure materials. Each session includes suggestions on how to conduct research on science at the Library; and an overview of useful electronic resources for this topic, including subscription databases. Science and Business Reading Room

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    November 6, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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    The Business Research Orientation is an on-site clas providing an overview of reading room services as well as guidance in locating print and electronic tools used for business research. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to business research. Class sessions are interactive; we love it when you bring your questions... Science and Business Reading Room

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation Tuesday
    November 12, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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    Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader's cards, see: http://www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html. Hispanic Reading Room

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Beyond the Basics, Discovering Historical Science Collections at the Library Wednesday
    November 13, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
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    Beyond the Basics provides an overview of the unique science collections at the Library of Congress and how you can find these rare and obscure materials. Each session includes suggestions on how to conduct research on science at the Library; and an overview of useful electronic resources for this topic, including subscription databases. Science and Business Reading Room
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Science Research Orientation Wednesday
    November 13, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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    The Science Research Orientation provides an overview of reading room services as well as guidance in locating print and electronic tools used for science research. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to science research. Class sessions are interactive; we love it when you bring your questions with you! Science and Business Reading Room

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Caught in the Web? Business Tools That Help Wednesday
    November 20, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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    This onsite class is intended for the beginning and intermediate level researcher and will provide an overview of freely available online tools for business research. Topics discussed in the class include: effective use of online search engines, the importance of the deep web, identifying reliable sources of business information, and more. Science and Business Reading Room

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Orientation to Law Library Collections Tuesday
    November 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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    The Orientation to Law Library Collections class is designed to give attendees an introduction to the Law Library of Congress collections (print and online) and services. As the largest law library in the world, with resources covering U.S. federal and state laws and foreign legal materials, techniques for locating the items will be explained. Reference services and research reports and guides will be explored. Law Library Media Center
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Research Orientation: Serial & Government Publications Division Tuesday
    November 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
    Add to calendar
    Designed as a basic introduction for researchers and staff. Tour the reading room and learn about our favorite databases. This course is taught by our reference specialists and is designed as a basic introduction for researchers using the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room's collections and resources. Each hour-long session includes a tour of the N&CPR Reading Room, procedures on how to locate and... Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation Tuesday
    December 10, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
    Add to calendar
    Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11:00am-12:00pm. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader's cards, see: http://www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html. Hispanic Reading Room