The library of congress catalog is a tool that can be utilized by the library of congress in order to help organize and make easily accessible the resources that are in the library itself. For individuals who are visiting the library, the library of congress catalog is accessible for the person to be able to look up information on resources, and resources themselves. However, the American public is not allowed to take out the items that are found in the library of congress.
However, the library of congress has what is referred to as the library of congress online catalog. This is a resource tool that can be used by the American public in order to gain access to specific resources that are within the library of congress. The library of congress online catalog has a search option in which keywords, titles, ISBN numbers or authors can be looked up and all of the resources containing that particular term is displayed. This is helpful for people who know what specifically they are looking for.
Furthermore, the library of congress photos catalog is another resource tool that can be used online. The library of congress has a number of photos stored up and organized; these are drawings, cartoons, and paintings that all pertain to America and American culture. They too, can be accessed using keywords or specific names of pieces, and artists. The library of congress photos catalog, and the book catalog are extremely important when it comes to recording and understanding the history of the United States.