Cross post of the Labs December newsletter on CCHC data sandbox and initiative progress.
Category: computational research
Grounding iterative experimentation with LC Labs: CCHC and Machine Learning
Across the last five years, LC Labs experiments have integrated sundry perspectives and disciplines to connect people, practice, and history; from making collections more legible and discoverable through volunteer crowdsourcing efforts with Beyond Words and By the People, to developing frameworks for ethically engaging people when adopting machine learning with Humans in the Loop, to …
Announcing LC Labs Data Sandbox and 3 New Data Packages
LC Labs is pleased to announce the release of three new sets of digitized materials packaged as data.
Accessing Our Digital Past in the Manuscript Division Reading Room
In this guest post, Kathleen O’Neill, Senior Archives Specialist in the Manuscript Division, announces the launch of a new workstation in the Library’s Manuscript Division reading room.
LC Labs Letter: September 2022
LC Labs Letter September issue.
LC Labs is Celebrating Five Years!
LC Labs turns 5!
Why Web Archiving?: A Conversation with Web Archivists and Researchers
On May 23, the Library of Congress hosted “#WhyWebArchiving: Preserving Internet Content for Research Use,” a virtual event that brought together Library subject experts actively involved in building web archives with researchers that have utilized the Library’s web archives in their work. The event kicked-off the 2022 Web Archiving Conference, which the Library co-hosted with […]
LC Labs Letter: Data and Libraries
The LC Labs team’s June newsletter focuses on data and libraries.
An Introduction to Born Digital Collections at the Manuscript Division, or How to Cross the Equator
The following guest post by Josh Levy, Historian of Science and Technology in the Library’s Manuscript Division, is part two of a series. You can find Part 1 of the series, “Doing History with Born Digital Files: the Rhoda Métraux and Edward Lorenz Papers,” posted on The Signal. Archives can’t just collect physical objects anymore. […]
Candidates, Campaigns, and CDX Files: A New United States Elections Web Archive Dataset
This blog post was co-authored by Chase Dooley (Senior Digital Collections Specialist) and Tracee Haupt (Digital Collections Specialist), members of the Library’s Web Archiving Team. The Library’s Web Archiving Team recently released a derivative dataset that describes the United States Elections Web Archive, a collection that preserves over twenty years of campaign websites for candidates […]