This podcast features an interview with a Library of Congress employee who helped staff the LOC booth at the Florida Educational Technology Conference in late March 2006. She discusses the digital resources available for students and teachers at the Library of Congress, several oral history projects and resource websites including American Memory, and addresses the importance of researching both in a library as well as online.

Program Length: 23 min, 24 sec
File size: 5.6 MB

Podcast 25b Mar 2006(Click here to listen to this podcast)

Show notes for this podcast include:

  1. The US Library of Congress
  2. The American Memory Project at the LOC
  3. Edison’s Early Motion Pictures from the LOC
  4. Civil War Photographs from the LOC
  5. Library of Congress American Women Project / Resources
  6. Early draft of the Declaration of Independence
  7. Primary Documents in American History from the LOC
  8. The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
  9. WebCasts from the LOC
  10. Digital Collections & Programs at the LOC
  11. Patriotic Melodies from the LOC
  12. Veterans History Project from the LOC
  13. The American Folklife Center at the LOC
  14. Voices from the Dust Bowl
  15. Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project
  16. Videoconferencing with the Library of Congress

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One Response to Podcast48: Library of Congress Online Resources

  1. Alex Ragone says:

    Wesley,

    Great interview. Here are a couple of other sites that are amazing:

    New York Public Library Digital Gallery: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

    and

    National Security Archive:
    http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

    Thanks for all of your narrrowcasts!

    – Alex

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