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Library of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith 2017-18 Poet Laureate

Smith will serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry beginning September 2017.

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Rutgers University-Camden to award 14th Librarian of Congress with honorary doctorate

Dr. Carla D. Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, will receive an honorary doctor of Humane Letters from Rutgers University-Camden.

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Digitization of Clara Barton Papers in D.C.

Michelle Krowl will detail the diverse projects and events which the Library of Congress has undertaken in the last four years.

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Jane Sánchez Appointed Chief of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has announced that Jane Sánchez has been appointed chief of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division. Sánchez has more than 35 years of library and information program management experience—most recently as director of Library Services and Content Management at the Government Printing Office.

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Public Events at the Library of Congress, August-December 2013

From the Library of Congress: The Library of Congress has posted its public events schedule [http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2013/13-136.html] for  August-December 2013.  Events include films and concert series, gallery talks and exhibition openings, readings, the Kluge Center lectures ,and the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series.

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Library of Congress Announces Digital Curation Residency Program

From the Library of Congress, January 21, 2012: Library and information science (LIS) professionals specializing in digital collections will have an opportunity for a quality educational experience next year. The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) and the

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Betsy Peterson Appointed Director of American Folklife Center

Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Peterson has been appointed Director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress (AFC), effective January 16, 2012. Dr. Peterson succeeds Dr. Peggy A. Bulger, who retires from federal service on December 31, 2011. Since

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