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Meet the National Libraries: Library of Congress

Event Type
Slavic Reference Service, International and Area Studies Library
wifi event
Nov 18, 2020   1:00 - 3:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
International and Area Studies Library
The extraordinary contributions of national libraries play an important role in maintaining the vast network of libraries and scholarly communities around the world. Numerous search tools, digital collections, national bibliographies, and portals have been introduced. By featuring national libraries, we hope to make them more accessible.
Each iteration of this series will feature a national library. Join us for the inaugural event featuring the Library of Congress on November 18th at 1:00 pm Central Time. All are welcome to participate. Free of charge.
Please register to receive Zoom session details.
Webinar Program
  1. Introduction
  2. Meet the Library of Congress: Serving the U.S. Congress, the American People & Beyond- Presented by J. Mark Sweeney, Principal Deputy Librarian of Congress
  3. LOC Digital Collections & Services- Presented by Robin L. Dale, Associate Librarian for Library Services
  4. Law Library of Congress: Online Resources, Historic Reports & Digitization- Presented by Jane Sánchez, Deputy Librarian for Library Collections and Services and Law Librarian of Congress
  5. Presented by Cliff Cohen, Associate Director for Legislative Information Services, Congressional Research Service
  6. U.S. Copyright Office Modernization: Policy Initiatives & Public Record System- Presented by Maria Strong, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Policy and International Affairs, and Shawn Gallagher, Management & Program Analyst, Office of Public Records & Repositories, U.S. Copyright Office
  7. LC Labs: Experimenting Toward a Digital Strategy- Presented by Kate Zwaard, Digital Strategy Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer
  8. NLS: Going Digital Expands Access for the Print Disabled- Presented by Karen Keninger, Director, National Library Service for the Blind & Print Disabled
  9. Q&A
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