Library of Congress

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About the Library of Congress

Today's Library of Congress is an unparalleled world resource. The enormous size and variety of its collections make it the largest library in the world. The collection of more than 168 million items includes more than 39 million catalogued books and other print materials in 470 languages; more than 72 million manuscripts; the largest rare book collection in North America; and the world's largest collection of legal materials, films, maps, sheet music and sound recordings.

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