March 26, 2008
Scholars Question Library of Congress's Plan to Relocate a Reading Room
Researchers who use the European Reading Room at the Library of Congress are up in arms over rumors that it is about to be shut down to make way for exhibition space. They have begun a grass-roots campaign to urge concerned scholars to write protest letters to their representatives in Congress and to James H. Billington, the librarian of Congress.
Some have even set up a Web site, Save the European Reading Room at the LC!, to