The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
The Library preserves and provides access to a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage you in your intellectual and creative endeavors. Whether you are new to the Library of Congress or an experienced researcher, we have a world-class staff ready to assist you online and in person.
World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.
World History for Us All:
- offers a treasury of teaching units, lesson plans, and resources.
- presents the human past as a single story rather than unconnected stories of many civilizations.
- helps teachers meet state and national standards.
- enables teachers to survey world history without excluding major peoples, regions, or time periods.
- helps students understand the past by connecting specific subject matter to larger historical patterns.
- draws on up-to-date historical research.
- may be readily adapted to a variety of world history programs.
iCivics exists to engage students in meaningful civics learning.
They provide teachers effective, innovative, freely accessible resources that enhance their practice and inspire their classrooms. Their mission is to ensure every student receives a high quality civic education, and becomes engaged in - and beyond - the classroom.
Museums of the World website is accompanied with a suite of mobile applications, providing users with up-to-date information about museums and galleries worldwide in one place – including visitor information, exhibitions, events, collections, interactive audio guides and more.
The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge.