A Long Way From Wax Cylinders, Library Of Congress Slowly Joins The Digital Age : It's All Politics : NPR

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest cultural institution, and the largest library in the world. Its mission is broad, everything from providing research to members of Congress, to administering copyright laws, to maintaining a collection of some 160 million items. It has put a quarter of those items online. Critics say the library needs to move more aggressively to adjust to the digital age.

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