Press contact: John Sayers, Public Affairs, (202) 707-9216

March 31, 2005

MEDIA ADVISORY

Library of Congress at FOSE 2005

Officials to Discuss Digital Preservation, Outreach Efforts

WHAT: Press briefing on current initiatives and activities of the Library of Congress.

WHEN: 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 5

WHERE: FOSE Press Conference Room, Booth #3150, Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Square N.W., Washington, D.C.

The Library of Congress, the world's largest repository of knowledge and creativity, has been sustained for more than 200 years by Congress and serves all Americans in many ways. With more than 130 million items (books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, audio and video materials) in nearly every language and format, the Library is an unparalleled treasure house of knowledge and creativity. Its award-winning Web site includes more than 10 million digital items.

For more information on the Library of Congress, visit us at FOSE in booth #3227 or at our Web site at www.loc.gov. For more information on FOSE 2005 and directions to the event, visit the conference Web site at www.fose.com.

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PR 05-086
03/31/05
ISSN 0731-3527

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