The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress, the largest library in the world. It serves as the legal repository for copyright protection and is also a major center for research in a wide range of subjects, including history, literature, art, and culture. The Library of Congress contains over 167 million items, including books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, sound recordings, and more. It is open to the public for research and provides access to its collections through various programs and services, including on-site research, online resources, and outreach efforts. The Library of Congress is located in Washington D.C. and is considered a symbol of American cultural and intellectual heritage.
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