Webinar: Researching Women's, Gender, and LGBTQIA+ Perspectives at the Library of Congress

  • Last Updated: February 12, 2024
  • Published: February 12, 2024

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Researching Women's, Gender, and LGBTQIA+ Perspectives at the Library of Congress."

Date:  Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speaker: Meg Metcalf, Reference Librarian, Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room Collection Specialist, Women's Gender and LGBTQIA+ Studies, General and International Collections, Library of Congress
  • Learning outcomes: Meg Metcalf (they/them) will discuss the Women’s, Gender, and LGBTQIA+ Studies collections and research at the Library of Congress. The presentation will include a general overview of Library of Congress collections (including digital/web archives), selected treasures and collection strengths, as well as provide updates on recent acquisitions.

Registration confirmation information:

Upon registering, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. GPO staff will also email your access information the day before the webinar. If you do not receive your login information, please email [email protected]..

Prior to the webinar:

For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.