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Library and Information Science: Online Resource Guide

Library of Congress Website

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The Library of Congress website provides a wealth of resources that document and describe how it collects, preserves, and provides access to its collections. It also provides access to many tools and standards used nationally and internationally by libraries, archives, and publishers. The majority of these resources are aggregated in the following two portals on the Library's website:

The following is a selection of pages and resources that document the Library's activities and offerings in the field of library and information science. Most of the resources can be accessed through the Librarians and Archivists and Services & Programs portals listed above. Check these portals if a specific Library service in which you are interested does not appear below, or submit your question through the Library's Ask a Librarian service for assistance.