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Chronicling America: Search over eleven million newspaper pages between 1789 and 1922

Chronicling America: Search over eleven million newspaper pages between 1789 and 1922

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The Library of Congress opened its catalogs to the world. Here’s why it matters. Imagine you wanted to find books or journal articles on a particular subject. Or find manuscripts by a particular author. Or locate serials, music or maps. You would use a library catalog that includes facts – like title, author, publication date, subject headings and genre. That information and more is stored in the treasure trove of library catalogs. It is hard to overstate how important this library catalog information is, particularly as the amount of information expands every day.

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The library of the future? It's digital The National Student Survey and the teaching excellence framework are placing growing emphasis on the learning environment and student experience. But discussions have moved on from thinking about physical spaces. Instead, libraries are putting digital innovation at the top of their lists. Any revamped digital approach to libraries needs to begin by considering how student expectations vary. INDEPENDENT VOICES – Reveal Digital $1,794,453 Funding Goal Funded: $1,807,941Percentage Pledged/Funded: 100% Number of Backers: 116 Funding End Date: January 31, 2017 You can view the organizations and libraries that have committed funds to Independent Voices here. The flood-like appearance of an alternative press in the late 1960s expressed the upsurge of dissent and of aspiration of American youth. Feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals and the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, and members of the LGBT communities all began to publish newspapers and periodicals.

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Teacher Resources: LOC Classroom Materials The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Discover and discuss ways to bring the power of Library of Congress primary sources into the classroom. Collection Guides & Bibliographies (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress) [A more complete listing of online guides covering other Library of Congress collections is available at the Bibliographies, Research Guides and Finding Aids web page.] African American History African American Sites Benjamin Banneker Booker T. Washington Brown v. Board of Education Civil Rights Dr.