Library of Congress 2.0 - WVIZ EdTech 2013

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Teaching Primary Source Nonfiction Analysis with the Library of Congress American Memory Digital Archive for the Common Core

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Library of Congress 2.0 - WVIZ EdTech 2013

  1. 1. Library  of  Congress  2.0   Linda  &  David  Lackey   American  Memory  Fellows       Teaching  Primary  Source     Nonfic3on  Analysis  with  the     Library  of  Congress  American   Memory  Digital  Archive   WVIZ/PBS  ideastream   Technology  +  Learning  Conference   November  14,  2013  
  2. 2.       Library  of  Congress  -­‐  hOp://www.loc.gov        
  3. 3. Dr.  James  Billington   Librarian  of  Congress     1987-­‐Present   Billington  championed  the  Library’s  American   Memory  Program  which  makes  freely  available   on-­‐line  over  24  million  American  historical   items  as  a  way  of  “keeping  democracy  vital”.  
  4. 4. To  put  the  en*re  Library  of  Congress  in  even  the  smallest  town,  all  we  have  to  do  is  run  a   network  spigot  into  that  town,  and  hook  it  up  to  the  computers,  and  we  will  have  the   en*re  Library  of  Congress  at  our  finger*ps.      -­‐  Steve  Jobs,  1990  
  5. 5. hOp://www.loc.gov/index.html  
  6. 6. hOp://memory.loc.gov  
  7. 7.         Library  of  Congress  2.0     Linda  Lackey  –  lolackey@gmail.com     David  Lackey  –  dlackey52@gmail.com    
  8. 8. History  Channel  -­‐  Library  of  Congress  –  Visitor  Experience  

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