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2014-02-12 23:01:55

Gift to Support WDL Expansion of Content on American Achievements in Science and Technology Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Library of Congress today announced a gift from Jones International University® (JIU®) to the Library’s World Digital Library (WDL), an initiative which brings the rarest and most important cultural documents of the world to people everywhere. This gift of $250,000 will support WDL expansion of content on American achievements in science and...

2013-12-10 08:26:58

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), the industry leader in digitizing, converting, and reorganizing content, announced today it has entered into a co-operative agreement with the Library of Congress (LOC) to act as an agent for deposit of eSerials on behalf of publishers to fulfill mandatory deposit demands and deposits in support of copyright registration at the U.S. Copyright Office and Library of Congress. This agreement follows a Request for...

2013-11-07 08:29:06

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management(SM), is proud to announce that the Library of Congress (LC) has awarded a five-year contract to LAC Group to help manage the Library's collections, including the orderly integration of new acquisitions, which are growing at a rate of approximately 2.25 million pieces annually. The 12+ million dollar award will have 50+ LAC staff supporting the Library's Collections...

2013-10-23 08:27:24

Parker Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda to play at the Library of Congress and Evermay estate in concerts featuring the Tuscan-Medici Stradivari viola WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The S&R Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports talented individuals with high aspirations in the arts and sciences, has partnered with the Library of Congress to host two exclusive performances by the internationally acclaimed Parker Quartet featuring world renowned...

2013-10-22 12:21:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free lecture called "Our Place in the Universe - Cosmology from the Ancient Greeks to Today" to be held at the Library of Congress. The lecture will be given by NASA astrobiologist Michelle Thaller on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 11:30 a.m. EDT in the Pickford Theater of the Library of Congress's Madison building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "As a scientist, I am always...

2013-10-15 08:27:33

What Congress Has Done 100 Years Ago was Nothing Too! WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eric Caren who sold the now famous "Do Not Publish Diana Photo" has another 100 year old eye opener for sale; in fact 100,000 eye openers to the real history of America and he is afraid that unless someone or some group steps forward; he will have to break this collection up and see it scattered to the winds as there is interest from the UK and China but in two weeks the idea...

2013-10-03 16:25:01

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Library of Congress (LOC) to provide Information Technology (IT) services for the end user community throughout the LOC, to include library-wide staff, members of Congress, and LOC patrons. This single award contract was competed in the full and open market by LOC and was awarded to INDUS...

2013-09-24 23:38:50

National pediatric literacy nonprofit Reach Out and Read wins the first-time David M. Rubenstein Prize from the Library of Congress for its groundbreaking work. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 In recognition of its groundbreaking advancement of literacy, Reach Out and Read has won the prestigious new David M. Rubenstein Prize, the top honor among the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. The award, which comes with a $150,000 prize, was presented yesterday in Washington, D.C....

2013-09-23 12:23:07

Donation Augments $150,000 David M. Rubenstein Prize Presented to Reach Out and Read by the Library of Congress NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study found that having books in the home and parents as reading role-models have a positive impact on children's reading frequency.* To encourage all families to read to and with their children and to help more low-income families build home libraries, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and...

2013-09-17 16:26:21

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Library of Congress (LOC) to provide Information Technology (IT) services for the end user community throughout the LOC, to include library-wide staff, members of Congress, and LOC patrons. This single award contract was competed in the full and open market by LOC and was...