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AHRC/ESRC International Placement Scheme – fellowships at the Library of Congress 2017/18

November 28, 2016

The opportunity for ESRC-funded students to undertake a research fellowship at the Library of Congress under the AHRC/ESRC International Placement Scheme is now open. The Library of Congress is the USA’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Due to the vast breadth and depth of their collections, the LoC is not limited to those researching American Studies. With 12,000 new items added daily to over 160 million items in 470 languages, on 838 miles of bookshelves, researchers in all fields are sure to find relevant materials.

Please find here further details about this opportunity, including guidance on how to complete the application form and the Library of Congress ‘Ask a Librarian’ link.

The deadline for applications on Je-S is 4pm 19th January 2017.