Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

The foreign language materials in the SIL collections, including those in non-Roman scripts, had to be properly cataloged to ensure the items could be accessible and properly preserved; LAC Federal combined foreign language catalogers and information science credentials to support these efforts. LAC Federal maintains an active network of information professionals capable of cataloging for preservation of monographs, serials, and multimedia and rare books in over 15 languages including Farsi, Turkish, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Greek, Swahili, and Polish.