English Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish


Library of Congress eBooks

Published on Fri, 06/10/2016

Screen Shot 2016-06-09 at 10.23.27 PMThe Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets (eBooks) are an exciting way for students and educators to explore digital primary source materials. Each Discovery Set literally puts eyewitness historical materials at student’s fingertips as each collection is now available on iPads for FREE! Students may touch, draw on and explore treasures from the Library of Congress’ vast collections. Tools including zoom, illustrator, and note-taking allow students to making meaningful and authentic connections to primary source documents such as charts, cartoons, posters, and maps. Each set is specifically designed for student use and comes with a Teacher’s Guide featuring background information, teaching ideas, and additional resources. New Student Discovery Sets topics include:
  • Scientific Data
  • Weather Forecasting
  • The New Deal
The Library of Congress currently has 15 sets available on topics ranging from the Harlem Renaissance to Women’s Suffrage. Explore Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets further at

Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.