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Library of Congress Releases 2016-2017 Recommended Formats Statement

The Library of Congress has released its latest version of the Library of Congress’ Recommended Formats Statement, including for audio-visual media. These recommendations are useful for organizations that are planning digitization projects or are developing methods to digitally preserve their “born digital” programming. 439 more words

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New Podcast Episode: Frederick Douglass Washington DC Sites, Last Day

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Fourteenth Day, Saturday, April 2nd

After a morning glancing at the light rainfall through the coffee shop window as I write up some notes and look up some things in preparation for the day, I begin my day’s explorations with a visit to the National Portrait Gallery. 184 more words

Frederick Douglass

Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress

Here are some articles that discuss the importance of Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress. She is the first African American and woman to hold this post. 63 more words

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Coat Of Many Colors








PG saw a story, and thought about the song, “Coat of many colors”. The b side was by Porter Wagoner, “Coat of many sequins” 477 more words

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Rutgers University Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize Important Historical New Jersey Newspapers


“The New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project is a collaboration of Rutgers University Libraries, the New Jersey State Archives and the New Jersey State Library that will make the history of New Jersey known to its citizens and the world. 67 more words

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The Cost Of Football






Football is just around the corner. The teams are busy with the pre season, and soon weekends will be full of hitting and drinking. Perhaps this is a good time to wonder whether football is worth the human cost. 366 more words

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