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Beyond the Basics, Discovering Historical Science Collections at the Library of Congress

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:00 AM

Beyond the Basics provides an overview of the unique science collections at the Library of Congress and how you can find these rare and obscure materials. Each session includes suggestions on how to conduct research on science at the Library; and an overview of useful electronic resources for this topic, including subscription databases. Please meet the instructor in the 5th floor elevator lobby of Adams Building (2nd Street side).  Patrons are encouraged to arrive 5 minutes prior to the orientation. Seating is available on a first-come basis. Please note -- in order to attend these sessions, you must obtain a Reader Identification Card prior to attending. Learn more at www.loc.gov/rr/readerregistration.html. Individuals requiring accommodations for any of these events are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov. FAQs   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Printed tickets are not required. Guests who register via Eventbrite will be admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis, as well as walk-in if the space is available.   FAQs  Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? The Library of Congress Reader Registration Card is required.    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Parkings around the Capital Hill Areas are extremely limited and advice taking the public transportation or taxi. More details, please see: https://www.loc.gov/visit/directions/. What can I bring into the event? Notepads, pen/pencil, a laptop. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact the Science Reference Teram for futher questions at: EMAIL: srs@loc.gov PHONE Science Reference Services: 202 707-5639 FAX: 202 707-1925 SNOW OR OTHER WEATHER CONCERNS: If you are not sure the library is open or have delayed opening due to the weather condition, please contact: 202-707-8708 or Email: PSO@loc.gov.

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