The monthly LC Labs newsletter for April 2021.
Category: computational research
Stay “in the loop” with LC Labs experiment combining crowdsourcing and machine learning
An overview of the Humans in the Loop experiment to explore ways to responsibly combine crowdsourcing experiences and machine learning workflows.
LC Labs Letter: December 2020
December’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
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.
Designing for the (Citizen) DJ
Brian Foo reflects on the feedback from user testing he incorporated into the final design of Citizen DJ.
LC Labs Letter: September 2020
September’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
Newspaper Navigator Search Application Now Live!
On September 15, 2020, the Library of Congress announced the release of Newspaper Navigator, an experimental web application which makes 1.5 million photographs from the dataset from Chronicling America available to the public to explore for the first time. Read more about the design and features of the project below or jump straight to the newly launched application at https://news-navigator.labs.loc.gov/search !