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Local History and Genealogy
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Where Do I Go?
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Main Reading Room
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Collection Development
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LOC Catalog
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Internet Archive
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Microform Reading Room
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Newspapers and Periodicals
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Manuscript Reading Room
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Rare Books
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Digital Collections
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About this webinar

Learn how the collections of the Library of Congress can help you find clues to build the historical context around your ancestor’s names, dates, and places. This presentation will orient you to the Library’s unique collections, the digital offerings, and learn how to do research in the world’s largest library. We will review how to use the Library in preparation for your visit in August as well as search strategies for using the Library remotely.

About the speaker

About the speaker

 James Sweany has worked at the Library of Congress for almost 30 years. He has been responsible for developing the Library’s American Indian collections, particularly Native genealogical resources as head of the Local History & Genealogy
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