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Videoconferencing with the Library of Congress

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The Library uses Polycom FX equipment, with ISDN connectivity at 384 kbps. Point-to-point Internet2 connections are possible on an appointment basis. A technical check is ALWAYS required before the videoconference. Please schedule this check to occur at least one week prior to the conference. When the conference reservation is confirmed, technical information needed for the call will be provided.

Saving and Displaying's Multimedia Resources (two-hour workshop only)
Congress Past & Present: Searching the Early Congressional Documents and THOMAS
Library of Congress: Jefferson's Legacy to the Nation
Jumpstart to Research: African Americans
Jumpstart to Research: Local History
Jumpstart to Research: Music and Dance in American History
Jumpstart to Research: Presidential Papers at the Library of Congress
Jumpstart to Research: Women
Jumpstart to Research: Poetry Resources at the Library of Congress
Gathering Community Stories
The Internet: Fact or Fiction; Web Site Evaluation Strategies
Maps As Historical Evidence
"To Light Us to Freedom and Glory Again": Civil War Poetry With A Purpose

presentation (1 hour demonstration)
interactive workshop (2 hours, requires Internet-connected computers)

Note: Please submit your request at least three weeks prior to conference date. We will try to accommodate your requested date and time. If it is not available, we will contact you to explore alternatives.

University faculty
University students
Interested patron


For more information, or to register by phone, call: 202-707-4158.

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