FLICC Orientation to Federal Libraries & Information Centers Series

Tour the Ralph J. Bunche Library at the Department of State

 

Friday, February 11, 2011

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

As part of a series of orientations to libraries and information centers, FLICC is offering an opportunity for federal librarians to become acquainted with the Ralph J. Bunche Library at the Department of State.

 

Established in 1789 by the first Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, the Bunche Library is the oldest official federal library. The library houses a large and unique collection of unclassified and published information sources on foreign relations. Now serving nearly 40,000 State Department employees, the library’s staff and collection support U.S. diplomatic efforts worldwide. The morning will feature an overview of the Bunche Library, its resources and services and a tour of the facility.

 

Date

Friday, February 11, 2011

 

Time

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

Place

Ralph J. Bunche Library

U.S. Department of State

Harry S. Truman Building

Room 3239

2201 C St. NW

Washington, DC 20520-2442

 

Metro and Directions

Foggy Bottom/GW University Station (Orange and Blue Lines). Exit the station and turn right on 23rd Street, N.W. Use the C Street (Main Entrance) of the Harry S. Truman Building.

 

On the day of the event, all federal government attendees must bring government photo IDs to obtain a badge from the Security Office.  Registrants are advised to arrive no later than 9:10 am to allow time for screening.

 

Sponsor

FLICC Education Working Group

 

Information

Call FLICC (202) 707-4813 TTY (202) 707-4995 Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask].

 

Registration

Registration is free but registration is required to attend. Limit 20. Please register at:

http://www.loc. gov/flicc/feveform.html.

 

Cancellations

Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4813 if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.