IFLA trip

Morning Pre-Conference Update: Friday

 

Whether you spent last night exploring DC and going out to dinner with colleagues and friends or enjoying the IFLA PARL dinner cruise, we hope you had a lovely time but saved some energy for today!

 

Library of Congress: Tours

This morning, we’re hosting joint tours of a number of the Library of Congress’ reading rooms, collections, and services.

Tours will be offered from 8:30-10:00am and/or 10:30am-Noon – please make sure you check your preregistration and note the time! Tours will start on time, so note the locations below.

For the readings rooms and services in the Jefferson, you will meet behind the information desk on the ground floor (just beyond the Carriage Entrance). For the reading rooms and services in the Madison Building, you will meet in the atrium just beyond security when you come through the Independence Street entrance.

 

First Round (8:30am-10:00am)

  • European Division (Jefferson)
  • Hispanic Division (Jefferson)
  • Geography and Map Division (Madison)
  • Law Library of Congress (Madison)
  • Preservation Directorate (Madison)

 

Second Round (10:30am – Noon)

  • Africa and Middle Eastern Division (Jefferson)
  • Asian Division (Jefferson)
  • Geography and Map Division (Madison)
  • Law Library of Congress (Madison)
  • Preservation Directorate (Madison)
  • Congressional Research Service (Madison)

 

We love it when you share more pictures or updates with us, so email them to hannah@2016preconference.org or add them to our twitter feed (#IFLAPREatLOC). Later in the day, we will post a group of photos for you to enjoy!

Please be aware that today and tomorrow are supposed to be very hot and humid here in DC, so drink a lot of water and take indoor breaks.

And as always, If you have any questions or comments, feel free to ask any of us with staff badges, post on the blog, or tweet with the hash tag #IFLAPREatLOC!

 

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