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Die Library of Congress, jetzt auch bei Facebook

Another Book Is Added to Our Collections: Facebook, meldete der Blog der Library of Congress letzte Woche und seitdem hat die Bibliothek auf ihrer Facebook-Präsenz schon 1500 Anhänger zusammengesammelt und damit nennenswert mehr Fans als LIBREAS Facebook-Freunde.

Wie aus dem Fabergé-Ei gepellt: Das ‘LoC-Experience’ in der New York Times

But most of this stuff is out of sight, and some of it is not even on the premises. (Almost all of the audiovisual material is stored in Culpeper, Va.) Where the Smithsonian believes in putting its holdings on display, the Library of Congress suggests them metaphorically and architecturally. In der New York Times findet [...]

Der “brain cell card catalog”: Ein Gedicht über die Library of Congress

Hail Understanding ! in the days of yore, More prized than jewels and the golden ore ; By book-men deemed essential as the light That guides a traveller through the gloomy night [...] Bibliothekslyrik ist wirklich nichts Alltägliches und ob Benjamin Parks Hohelied “Infatuation” auf die Aufklärung, das er 1844 für den Vortrag vor der [...]

Das Spiel ist aus (und langzeitarchiviert). Bei der Library of Congress.

This summer, for instance, a team member recorded the final minutes of EA-Land, previously known as The Sims Online. Before the game was discontinued by publisher Electronic Arts, players’ avatars came together onscreen while the participants poured out emotions in text bubbles (“i think it’ll hit me when it’s gone”). In der aktuellen Ausgabe des [...]


Vladimir Nabokovs Natasha Written around 1924, when Nabokov was in his mid-twenties (five years after his family fled Russia, and two years after his father was assassinated in Berlin), it was discovered in the writer’s archives at the Library of Congress a couple of years ago, and was translated by his son, Dmitri. A celebration [...]