President Obama’s nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to become the 14th Librarian of Congress is pending before the U.S. Senate and may be voted on at any time. Please contact your senators and urge them to support her confirmation. Dr. Hayden would become the first woman and the first African-American to lead the Library of Congress—and the first librarian to serve in the post in 60 years. Follow this link to the National Humanities Alliance’s legislative alert center, where you can contact your U.S. senators. (Or call your senators through the U.S. Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121.) We encourage you to personalize your message, emphasizing why the Library of Congress is important to your work, your institution, or the archives profession.