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NASA and the Library of Congress have established the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA-Library of Congress chair in Astrobiology at the Library's scholarly research organization, the John W. Kluge Center in Washington.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Katherine Paterson, two-time winner of the National Book Award and Newbery Medal, was today named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
Officials at UNESCO headquarters in Paris announced the launch of the World Digital Library on Monday.
Google Inc. is giving $3 million to the U.S. Library of Congress to help set up a system for creating digital copies of rare documents from around the world - the latest step in Google's crusade to expand the amount of information that can be indexed by its Internet-leading search engine.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).