18.209 U.S. Library of Congress videoconferencing programmes

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 07:30:01 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 209.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 06:40:00 +0100
         From: "Laura Gottesman" <lgot_at_loc.gov>
         Subject: Videoconferencing with the Library of Congress: Programs
for Researchers

Videoconferencing with the Library of Congress:
Programs for Researchers

The Library of Congress offers free, one-hour, interactive programs to
acquaint researchers with the resources on the Library's Web site and
how best to access them. Programs are appropriate for researchers,
college/university faculty and students, librarians, and scholars
engaged in studies involving local history, geography, United States
history and culture, world history and culture, foreign languages, and
American literature.

Programs may be scheduled Monday - Friday during normal working hours,
EST. Access to videoconference equipment with ISDN connectivity is

Programs can be tailored to suit the needs of individual groups.
Examples of current offerings include general interest topics such as:
Introducing loc.gov; Searching loc.gov; and Saving and Displaying
loc.gov's Multimedia Resources. Special interest programs include:
Congress Past & Present: Searching the Early Congressional Documents
and THOMAS; and Jumpstarts to Research on African Americans, Local
History, Music and Dance in American History, and Presidential Papers at
the Library of Congress.

Contact information is available at:
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