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Library of Congress Has Archive of 170 Billion Tweets
The Library of Congress announced it has an archive of 170 billion tweets that goes back to 2006. (January 4, 2013)

Library of Congress to Archive All Tweets
The Library of Congress (LOC) will be archiving all of your tweets. (April 15, 2010)

Wikipedia Versus Libraries
Richard Farmbrough, a 45-year-old technology project manager living in England, is said to be the person with the most Wikipedia entries. (August 1, 2007)

DOPA Would Ban MySpace, IMs, Blogs at Schools and Libraries
CNET reports that some Republican lawmakers including Mike Fitzpatrick and House Speaker Dennis Hastert, are proposing a new law that would ban minors' access to commercial websites that "let users create public 'Web pages or profiles'. (May 11, 2006)

Librarian of Congress Appoints Ted Kooser Poet Laureate
Librarian of Congress James H. (August 20, 2004)

Book, Library Groups Seek Reader Privacy
Groups representing booksellers, librarians and writers have launched a nationwide effort to obtain one million signatures in support of legislation to amend Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. (July 2, 2004)

Woman's Day Features Librarian Book Recommendations
The first librarian book recommendation is now live as part of the second year of Woman's Day magazine's online book club. (June 18, 2004)

Open eBook Forum Announces Library Special Interest Group
The Open eBook Forum, a trade and standards association for the ebook industry, has announced the creation of a Library Special Interest Group (SIG). (May 30, 2003)

HarperCollins To Sell PerfectBound Ebooks to Libraries
HarperCollins Publishers announced that it has finalized agreements with netLibrary and OverDrive to sell PerfectBound ebooks to libraries across the country, making it possible for libraries to lend them to their patrons. (January 31, 2003)

OverDrive and Fictionwise Target Library Market
OverDrive, Inc. (January 24, 2003)

Thomson Launches Information Resource for Libraries
The Thomson Corporation, through Gale, its research and reference publisher for libraries, and Dialog, its provider of online-based information services, has introduced ReferenceLink, an online information gateway designed for public and educational libraries. (October 23, 2002)

First Lady and Librarian of Congress Unveil Plans for National Book Festival
First Lady Laura Bush and Librarian of Congress James H. (July 27, 2001)

New National Amusements Pocket Books Summer Library Reading Program
For the fourth consecutive summer, National Amusements is lending corporate support to public libraries, helping public librarians do what they do best -- turning kids on to books. (July 7, 1998)

New Books Help Children Learn How To Use The Library
During her course of research for a new nationwide library literacy book, titled A Treasure Hunt in My Library, author Candace Jackson, founder of Museum Educational Foundation, discovered that many educated adults and friends felt totally inadequate taking their children to the library. (March 24, 1998)