Title of Listing:
|Library of Congress (LOC)|
|Federal/National - Agencies|
|Other Government, All Listings|
The mission of the Library of Congress (LOC) is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. The LOC has four main priorities:
1. To make knowledge and creativity available to the United States Congress.
2. To preserve, secure and sustain for the present and future use of the Congress and the nation: a comprehensive record of American history and creativity; a universal collection of human knowledge (except for technical agriculture and clinical medicine, which are covered by the National Agricultural Library and the National Library of Medicine respectively).
3. To make its collections maximally accessible to (in order of priority)
a. the Congress
b. the U. S. government more broadly
c. the thinking and creative public.
4. To add interpretive and educational value to the basic resources of the Library in order to enhance the quality of the creative work and intellectual activity derived from these resources, and to highlight the importance of the Library to the nation's well-being and future progress.
Library Congress Information
|Library of Congress|
|101 Independence Avenue SE|
|Washington ||Primary ||(202) 707-5000 |
|United States |