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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress, the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, is the world’s preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled collections and integrated resources and services to Congress and the American people.

Since its founding, the Library of Congress has continually sought to democratize knowledge by making the world’s largest and most inclusive collection of human creativity accessible to all. In doing so, the Library has helped to further human understanding and wisdom, spark the public’s imagination and celebrate human achievement.

Many of the Library’s rich resources and treasures in multiple formats may be accessed through the Library’s website, The Library engages with the public through its website as well as a wide variety of social media, which can be found at

Congressional Data Competition

Library of Congress

Create an application, website, visualization, or other digital creation that helps analyze Congressional data.

Closed OnApr 02, 2018

Library of Congress Literacy Awards 2014

Library of Congress

Recognizing organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy.

Closed OnMar 31, 2014

Legislative XML Data Mapping

Library of Congress

A legislative data challenge to assess the compatibility of Akoma Ntoso with U.S. Congress and U.K. Parliament markup languages.

Closed OnJan 01, 2014

Markup of US Legislation in Akoma Ntoso

Library of Congress

A legislative data challenge from the Library of Congress to advance the development of international data exchange standards.

Closed OnOct 31, 2013