Author: Trevor Owens

Jump in! An Interview with Thomas Crowley

I’m excited to share this interview with Thomas Crowley, one of my colleagues in the Digital Services Directorate here at the Library of Congress. My hope with this interview, and the others that we publish here, help spread awareness about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support the Library of Congress. Along …

Learning Something New Every Day: An Interview with Carly Boerrigter

I’m excited to share this interview with Carly Boerrigter, one of my colleagues in the Digital Services Directorate here at the Library of Congress. My hope with these interviews is to share out more about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support digital services of the Library of Congress. Along with that, …

Centering Digital Collection Users: An Interview with Lauren Algee

I’m excited to share this interview with Lauren Algee, one of my colleagues in the Digital Services Directorate here at the Library of Congress. My hope that interviews like this help to spread awareness about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support the Library of Congress. Along with that, I think it’s …

Library of Congress Digitization Strategy: 2023-2027

The following post was co-authored with Steve Morris, Chief of Digital Collections Management and Services and Tom Rieger, Manager of Digitization Services.  The Library of Congress has a new Digitization Strategy for its collections. As we did for the Library’s Digital Collections Strategy, we are excited to share this overview of it with readers of The …

Collaborations and Care: An Interview with Madeline Goebel

I’m excited to share this interview with Madeline Goebel, one of my colleagues who works in the Digital Content Management Section (DCM). My hope with this interview, and the others that we publish here, is to spread awareness about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support the Library of Congress in providing […]

Working and Learning Together: An Interview with Lauren Seroka

I’m excited to share this interview with Lauren Seroka, one of my colleagues in the Digital Content Management Section. My hope with this interview, and the others that we publish here, help spread awareness about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support the Library of Congress in providing enduring access to digital […]

Access More than 100,000 CIP e-Books Onsite at the Library of Congress

If you have looked up an e-book in the Library of Congress catalog in the past year, you might have noticed that a range of catalog records for e-books now include links to something called Stacks. And even if you haven’t had the occasion to, I’ve provided a screenshot of one below – the catalog […]

Library of Congress Digital Collections Strategy Published

The following is co-authored with Joe Puccio, the Library of Congress Collection Development Officer. Digital collections, and the work related to their acquisition, preservation and access, have become increasingly central to Library of Congress processes and our mission to serve Congress and the nation. For the last five years, in accordance with the Library of […]

Making Room in the Crowd: Library Teleworkers Transcribing in Extraordinary Times

In today’s post, By the People community managers Carlyn Osborn, Lauren Algee, and Abby Shelton reflect back on changes in their program since March 2020. Launched in 2018, By the People is a volunteer engagement and collection enhancement program at the Library of Congress that invites the public to explore and transcribe documents on the […]

Every collection and project is its own unique journey: An Interview with Marcus Nappier

I’m excited to share this interview with Marcus Nappier, one of my colleagues in the Digital Content Management Section. My hope with this interview, and the others that we publish here, help spread awareness about the background, experience, and interests of the people that support the Library of Congress in providing enduring access to digital […]