Monthly Archives: September 2010

Library of Congress

It is possible to use the Library of Congress website to ask a librarian reference questions at http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ Given that it takes 5 days for a response, you may wish to check theLOC’s faq page for researchers first at http://www.loc.gov/rr/res-faq.html

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Banned Books Week

September 25 – October 2 is banned books week.  Sponsored, in part, by the American Library Association (ALA) this event raises the very interesting question of the extent, scope, and application of liberty.  The ALA uses the following definitions: “A … Continue reading

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Banned Books

The American Library Association publishes a list of challenged and banned classics.  They also make available free downloads for banned books week.

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Complete Constitution with Index

This is the “pocket” version of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence prepared  by the U.S. Government Printing Office.  The general layout combined with the index make this a nice pamphlet. READING LINK: Constitution_Declaration_index Source:  U.S. Government Printing Office

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Amendments to U.S. Constitution

This is a copy of all amendments made to the Constitution of the United States.  This file also contains notes on the ratification of each amendment. READING LINK: Amendments_to_Constitution Source:  U.S. Government Printing Office

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