Cross post of the Labs December newsletter on CCHC data sandbox and initiative progress.
Category: Data Librarianship
Now Playing: the CCHC Data Jam!
Sharing the CCHC data jam event recording and summary of an engaging set of discussions on the complexities of accessing and analyzing digital cultural materials as datasets.
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.
LC Labs is Celebrating Five Years!
LC Labs turns 5!
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. […]
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?”
Reflecting On a Year of Selected Datasets
Introduction The Selected Datasets Collection was publicly launched June 2020 as part of the Library’s ongoing efforts to support emerging data-driven styles of research. Since then, our initial offering of twenty datasets has grown to nearly 200 unique items, and we’ve continued to refine the technical workflows by which content is prepared and delivered to […]
LC Labs Letter August 2021
The monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team for August.
Next Slide Please: 2021 Digital Strategy Summer Intern Design Sprint part I
This is an interview with Emily Zerrenner, Jodanna Domond, Luke Borland, and Darshni Patel, four of the seven students that joined our team during the summer of 2021. As a small group, they worked together to better understand the Library’s Web Archives with the needs of researchers and data visualization artists in mind.