Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Fw: ANN: LC Main Reading Room

Expand Messages
  • Ray Ortensie
    ... From: Harris, Robert To: Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 4:17 PM Subject: ANN: LC Main Reading Room ...
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 4, 2002
    • 0 Attachment
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Harris, Robert" <HarrisR@...>
      To: <H-CIVWAR@...>
      Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 4:17 PM
      Subject: ANN: LC Main Reading Room


      > Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 12:48:35 -0400
      > Subject: LC Main Reading Room chat reference
      > To: fd78@..., campbell@..., m1b@...,
      > Steve.Baldwin@...
      >
      > The Main Reading Room at the Library of Congress is now open for live chat
      > reference. Along with ten other LC reading rooms, Main RR is open from
      2pm
      > to
      > 3pm EST - every day, M-F. The Main RR houses a large general reference
      > collection emphasizing humanities, social sciences, and bibliography. The
      > mission of the Main Reading Room Reference Collection is to provide
      > comprehensive reference and research materials in the humanities,
      especially
      >
      > religion, philosophy, language, literature, art, and history, as well as
      in
      > biography, bibliography, and library science. The chat service features
      > text
      > chat and URL sharing and is soon to add an enhanced communications package
      > including Voice, Video and Application Sharing. The 11 LC reading rooms
      > featuring chat from 2 to 3, M-F are:
      >
      > · Geography and Maps
      > · Motion Pictures
      > · Manuscripts
      > · Recorded Sound
      > · Science
      > · Local History and Genealogy
      > · American Memory
      > · Business
      > · Prints and Photographs
      > · Humanities and Social Sciences
      > · Serials and Government Publications
      >
      > Go to http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ and click on any reading room. An
      > email
      > form will open up with a chat button on the right that connects to a live
      > librarian. The enhanced communications package is a result of
      collaboration
      >
      > between LC, OCLC, and Convey Systems, developer of "On Demand" customer
      > service
      > software for the Internet.
      >
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.