The LC/NIMH Decade of the Brain Project is a ten-year initiative of the Library of Congress and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) to educate Congress and the public about brain research and its mental health implications.
Of the five known manuscript copies of the Gettysburg Address, the Library of Congress has two. President Lincoln gave one of these to each of his two private secretaries, John Nicolay and John Hay. The copy on exhibit, which belonged to Nicolay, is often
Founded in 1963 as an information center within the Library of Congress, the Childrens Literature Center received the mandate to serve those organizations and individuals who study, produce, collect, interpret, and disseminate childrens books, films, te
The Library of Congress acquires materials in all formats--books, periodicals, maps, music, prints, photographs, recorded sound, videos, etc.--and in all subjects, except technical agriculture and clinical medicine, from all over the world for its univers
The first stop for accurate flags of the world, including national flags, ensigns, military flags and head-of-state flags, with beautiful illustrations. Loved by teachers, parents, students and diplomats alike.
Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos and photos along with access to the Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and Merriam-Webster's
This applet demonstrates different map projections. They can be scaled to different sizes, or deliberately or randomly rotated. Experiment using the mouse. Or look at a topographic Earth, Earth at night, Tissot's Indicatrix, the Moon, Mars, or Jupiter.
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