The monthly LC Labs newsletter for February 2021.
Author: Eileen Jakeway
Reflecting on a new year
January’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
LC Labs Letter: December 2020
December’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
That’s a wrap! 2020 Staff Innovator detail comes to a close
A reflection on the 2020 Staff Innovator detail from an LC Labs team member, shared in the hopes that some of the lessons we learned from this cross-institutional partnership may be applicable to other institutions and interesting to our readers!
LC Labs Letter: November 2020
November’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
An Archivist’s Perspective on Legacy Files
In this post, 2020 Staff Innovator Chad Conrady discusses his area of expertise, emulation, which imitates older operating systems in order to open outdated or legacy files that are no longer operable with contemporary operating systems or software.
LC for Robots in Action: using the API to access the Federal Theatre Project collection
The following is a guest post by Derek Miller, Harvard University, and Elizabeth Brown, a reference librarian in the Main Reading Room at the Library of Congress. In it, they discuss how Brown helped Miller access LC for Robots resources that helped him gain enhanced access to Library of Congress digital collections used in his research.
LC Labs Letter: October 2020
October’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
Analyzing the Born-Digital Archive
Kathleen O’Neill is a 2020 Staff Innovator with LC Labs and a Senior Archivist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. In this post, she discusses her analysis of the various file formats in the Manuscript Division’s born-digital holdings.
Designing for the (Citizen) DJ
Brian Foo reflects on the feedback from user testing he incorporated into the final design of Citizen DJ.