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The Forest Congress By Ankoor Talwar, Abhinav Talwar
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The forest is faced with a huge predicament. Human action has shrunken the forest to the point where the creatures are panicking. How can the forest-dwellers resolve this? Can they put aside their... More > differences to work together? Read this compelling tale about the ultimate realization that everyone can contribute something special.< Less
Diamond Congress By Klaudio Zic
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Diamond Planet in conjunctions. RUBEVS Rubies and pink diamonds and reddish gems in general unleash blood market wars. This is also a good time for cancer healing through invention by cooperation... More > with vascular experts. The aspect is nevertheless a symptom of bloody hemoglobin wars, death and hallucination. In terms of shamanism, the aspect spells an excellent time for exorcism. If marriage arrangements are due, discretion, protection as well as hermitage are definitively safer than public exposure.< Less
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pre- vs. Post-Coordination and Related Issues By Library of Congress
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The Director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access at the Library of Congress requested a review of the pros and cons of pre- versus post-coordination of Library of Congress Subject Headings... More > (LCSH). There have been several studies of the pros and cons over the years, most notably by Elaine Svenonius and more recently by Lois Mai Chan and Arlene Taylor/Daniel Joudrey – included as appendices to this report. Briefly stated, pre-coordinated strings provide context, which is needed for “disambiguation, suggestibility, and precision”1 and browsability. Pre-coordinated strings have a sophisticated syntax that can express concepts better than single words, yet also can be faceted by systems to group topics into categories for post-coordinated displays when desirable. Post-coordinated terms have serious limitations for recall, precision, understanding, and relevance ranking....< Less
Legal Issues Related to Proposed Drilling for Oil and Gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) By The Library of Congress
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Congress is considering whether to permit drilling for oil and gas in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Alaska, to designate the area as wilderness, or to retain the... More > status quo. This area is rich in wildlife and wilderness values, but may also contain significant oil and gas deposits. Efforts were made in the 107th to authorize oil and gas leasing in the coastal plain, or to designate the area as wilderness, but none passed. In the 108th Congress, H.R. 6 (and the similar H.R. 39) would authorize leasing in the Refuge; H.R. 770 and S. 543 would designate the area as wilderness. This report provides background on the legal issues surrounding the ANWR development-related proposals, and will be updated as circumstances warrant.< Less
Terrorist and Organized Crime Groups: Tri-Border Area (TBA) of South America By Library of Congress
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This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly... More > on the period since 1999. Some of the related topics discussed, such as governmental and police corruption and anti-money-laundering laws, may also apply in part to the three TBA countries in general in addition to the TBA. This is unavoidable because the TBA cannot be discussed entirely as an isolated entity. Based entirely on open sources, this assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections. It is based in part on the author’s earlier research paper entitled “Narcotics-Funded Terrorist/Extremist Groups in Latin America” (May 2002).< Less
Descriptive Cataloging Manual Z1: Name and Series Authority Records By Library of Congress
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These instructions address the creation and update of name and series authority records (NARs and SARs). They do not address subject authority records. For the purposes of this document,... More > “authority record” applies to both name and series authority records. “Authority file” applies only to the name and series authority records that constitute the LC/NACO authority file (LC/NAF). LC staff members and libraries participating in the Name Authority Cooperative (NACO) component of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) contribute records to the authority file. In constructing authorized access points, variants, and recording information, NACO participants and LC catalogers not working in the LC Database may make use of all records in the file against which the searching and cataloging is being done: OCLC, British Library, SkyRiver, etc. NACO participants may choose to use only LC records found in the file being searched.< Less
2009 NATIONAL CONGRESS OF STATE GAMES The year in pictures By National Congress of State Games
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Photos from the members of the National Congress of State Games from 2009.
Congress and Other Cesspools By Rodney Stich
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Documentary on frauds perpetrated over the years upon the American people by members of Congress and people at the financial institutions, the healthy industry, and others.
Congress and Other Cesspools By Rodney Stich
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Congress and Other Cesspools By Rodney Stich This book is the story of a former government agent and his attempts to expose the corruption of top people in the three branches of the federal... More > government and the 40 years of resulting harm to individual Americans. His credibility can be seen at www.defraudingamerica.com/stich_credibility. Book contents include: • The bribe taking by members of Congress that masquerade as political donations. • The parade of K-street lobbyists handing out bribes. • Financial frauds perpetrated upon consumers. • Nationwide corruption against filers in the bankruptcy courts by judges, DOJ trustees, lawyers. • Sampling of Wall Street frauds. • Financial abuses by credit card companies, student loan companies, Wall Street firms. • Federal prosecutors preying upon innocent people, destroying families and lives. • Widespread fraud among judges at the state and federal level. • Retaliation schemes against former federal agents seeking< Less
Fundamentals of Library of Congress Classification By Lori Robare et al.
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The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) have joined forces to develop a program designed to teach skills in using... More > Library of Congress Classification. This joint initiative is a logical outgrowth of the missions of both organizations. As reflected in their respective strategic plans, each has a strong commitment to training and continuing education. The partnership to create training programs in basic cataloging skills began with a workshop on subject cataloging using Library of Congress Subject Headings. This was followed by a workshop on name and title authority work. In 2004, a task force was appointed to develop a new workshop on Library of Congress Classification. The task force was charged with: identifying the potential audience for the material; evaluating existing materials; determining the comprehensiveness of course materials...< Less