The Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S. E., Washington, D. C. 20540
Telephone: (202) 707-6400
The Library is the national library of the United States offering diverse materials for research including the world’s most extensive collections in many areas such as American History, music, and law.
Library of Congress gathers, organizes, stores, and makes available information.
About the Library - LOC gives a practical introduction to the basics involved in the journey to fully understand this excellent resource.
Using the Library catalogs, collections & Research Services.
Research Tools - LOC involves catalogs, Thesauri, country studies, global legal data, copyright, explore the Internet, etc.
Main Search index of subject topics.
The Library Today News, Events & More.
American Treasures - LOC an exhibition of the rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America’s past.
American Memory offers various media to tell America’s story---movies, sound, photographs, etc.
Thomas opens the U. S. Congress to the public with the intent of giving you the opportunity to learn more about U.S. system of government.
Legislative Research with Thomas - Clark.net an extensive review of Bill Summaries, Bill Text, Voting Records, etc.
Global Legal Information Network database of laws, regulations, etc.
LOC Ameriteck Competition are awards to libraries---with individual citations to each contributor---plus past winners, how to apply, etc.
Exhibitions - LOC Library Services the Library discusses their many services--searching, cataloging, research and reference, etc.
Recent Acquisitions and Publications Exhibition details the James Madison Memorial Hall display of documents, maps, letters, etc.
LOC Internet Research and Development offers content and services that are experimental--take a trip into the Internet future!
News and Events LOC helpful listing of exhibits, concerts, and other updates of happenings at the LOC.
Manuscripts LOC group of historical documents.
LOC Handicapped details the various efforts the Library has made to make sure all visitors get the most out of their visit.
Center For The Book was established in 1977 to stimulate public interest in books, reading, libraries and literacy---since its inception it has spawned more than 50 "community of the book" organizations.
LOC Information for Publishers details the assignment of International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN), copyright, and other publisher assists.
LOC Standards a technical presentation of the information community’s formats, standards, etc.
Ask a Librarian - University of North Texas how to do research and acquire data.
Arts and Literature - LOC the publication "Library of Congress Manuscripts: An Illustrated Guide."
Special Programs and Services this world famous library has a great tradition of helping visitors.
Explore the Internet LOC has 4 major links: Internet Search Tools; Browse LOC Internet Subject Guides; Browse Government Resources; and Learn More About the Internet--a virtual Internet primer.
LOC Catalogs for sale items---CD Rom, catalogs, readers services, etc.
LOC National Digital Library Competition this "Competition" is an appeal for sponsors to make contribution to the work of the Library.
LOC Research and Reference covers the Reference Policies, Reading Rooms, Area Studies, Publications, Bibliographies, and Guides--Federal Research Division’s "countries studies" and "POW/MIA" projects are highly interesting items.
Federal Government: General Information Resources collections of federal data.
Women’s History - LOC Library of Congress Manuscripts: "An Illustrated Guide."
Explore the Internet (Library of Congress) covers search tools, topical guides, government resources, and learning about the Internet.
Catalog Distribution Service - LOC details providing information on a fee basis.
On These Walls inscriptions and quotations in the Library's buildings.
Community of Science federally funded research in the U.S
New Deal Network built for grades 7-12---covers FDR’s years in office.
Learning Page LOC solve a history mystery--test your DQ (Detective Quotient) and much more!
FEDSTATS mother-of-all federal statistical sites.
Congressional Biographical Directory covers Congress back to 1774.
Additional Links - FEDSTATS varied statistical sources.