Note: Your favorite library probably has access to Ex Libris Primo or a similar system.
These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…
Reference work A reference work is a compendium of information, usually of a specific type, compiled in a book for ease of reference.Reference work. — Wikipedia
Ready reference are reference materials used in answering reference questions that can be answered by a reference librarian in one or two minutes by providing a fact or piece of information found in a single source shelved for convenience in a separate location near the reference desk rather than in the reference stacks Reference work. — Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
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Latest News: Crime Classics Series Debuts
on April 7, 2020 at 2:23 pm
Poisoned Pen Press, the mystery imprint of leading independent publisher Sourcebooks, worked closely with the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Print Disabled at the Library of Congress to ensure a simultaneous print and braille release of “That Affair Next Door” by Anna Katharine Green, the debut title in the new Library of Congress Crime Classics series. “The collaboration between Poisoned Pen Press, the Library of Congress’ Publishing Office and NLS […]
NEWS: Dav Pilkey to Provide Stay-at-Home Videos
on March 30, 2020 at 2:24 pm
Dav Pilkey, the children’s author and illustrator behind award-winning and worldwide bestselling book series including Dog Man and Captain Underpants, is collaborating with the Library of Congress to serve children and families online during the coronavirus pandemic. "Dav Pilkey at Home" will feature new video content created by Pilkey himself on Friday mornings at 8 a.m. ET on social media channels and the websites of the Library and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, […]
NEWS: Library Buildings Closed Until Further...
on March 26, 2020 at 9:39 pm
Out of an abundance of caution, all Library of Congress buildings and facilities will be closed to the public, including researchers and others with reader identification cards, until further notice to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. The Library has reduced the number of people in Library buildings to a very small number of necessary individuals. Click here for more information.
Latest News: National Recording Registry Announced
on March 25, 2020 at 11:00 am
The gentle sounds of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Russ Hodges’ thrilling play-by-play of the National League tiebreaker between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1951, the Village People’s international dance anthem, “Y.M.C.A.,” “Cheap Trick at Budokan” and the original 1964 Broadway cast recording of “Fiddler on the Roof” are among the newest recordings inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library […]
NEWS: Library of Congress Cancels Events Until...
on March 17, 2020 at 5:14 pm
The Library of Congress announced today that all public events at the Library are canceled until May 11 to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. Whenever possible, the Library will reschedule the public programs that have been canceled. We will also provide regular public updates on the operating status of Library facilities. Library of Congress buildings and facilities remain closed to the public until Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8 a.m. Click here for more information.