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 : something (as a sign or indication) that refers a reader or consulter to another source of information (as a book or passage) — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference
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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Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning
on November 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm
News from the Library of Congress November 21, 2017 Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning This year, for the first time, the Library of Congress is participating in #GivingTuesday—a global giving movement. On Tuesday, November 28, we are asking you to make a gift to spark a lifelong adventure of learning. Here's more information. The Library of Congress is your library, your gateway to understanding the world. There is so much to discover, not only the […]
Latest News: Library Acquires Rare Mesoamerican...
on November 21, 2017 at 3:01 pm
The Library of Congress has acquired the Codex Quetzalecatzin, one of the very few Mesoamerican manuscripts to survive from the 16th century. Click here for more information. […]
Latest News: Three New Educational Apps
on November 17, 2017 at 3:19 pm
The Library of Congress, in collaboration with various educational organizations, today announced the launch of three web- and mobile-based applications related to Congress and civic participation for use in K-12 classrooms. Click here for more information. […]
Latest News: Bennett Honored in Gershwin Prize...
on November 15, 2017 at 8:10 pm
Celebrated performer Tony Bennett, the 2017 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, will be applauded and serenaded by some of the nation’s top artists at an all-star celebration in the nation’s capital Wednesday evening, Nov. 15. Click here for more information. […]
NEW: Lincoln Papers in Full Color
on November 8, 2017 at 7:11 pm
Abraham Lincoln’s papers from his time as a lawyer, congressman and the 16th president are now online in full color in a new presentation after a multi-year digitization effort at the Library of Congress. Click here for more information. […]