The new “Exploring Chronicling America Newspapers” application dynamically maps publication locations of over 3,000 digitized newspapers currently available in the Chronicling America online collection.
Author: Eileen J. Manchester
LC Labs Letter: Data and Libraries
The LC Labs team’s June newsletter focuses on data and libraries.
In conversation: LC Labs staff and Einstein Educator Fellow discuss library data, STEM education, and primary source analysis
The following blog post is a conversation between Eileen J. Manchester of LC Labs and Peter DeCraene, the 2020-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the Library of Congress. Eileen and Peter reflect on how messy, yet rewarding, it is to think of library collections as data in a classroom educational setting.
Datasets as Primary Sources, Part II
Part 2 of an ongoing occasional series about using datasets as primary sources.
LC Labs Letter: March 2022
March 2022 newsletter from the LC Labs team.
LC Labs Letter: February 2022
The February 2022 newsletter from the LC Labs team.
Datasets as Primary Sources: An Archaeological Dig into Our Collective Brains, Part 1
In this guest post, Educator Fellow Peter DeCraene reflects on how teachers can make use of data sets in the classroom.
LC Labs Letter January 2022
The monthly LC Labs newsletter for January 2022.
LC Labs Letter: December 2021
LC Labs’ newsletter for December 2021.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…derivative dataset!
This post describes a collaboration between LC Labs member Eileen J. Manchester and Peter DeCraene, the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow to answer the question: “what would it mean to treat a dataset as a primary source?”