The following is a guest post by Dri Chiu Tattersfield (they/he), an artist and educator from Taipei, Taiwan and Portland, Oregon who loves maps and moss, and the Library’s 2023 Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren. As part of his residency, Warren will publish a toolkit to empower communities to create relational reconstructions of destroyed …
Category: Digital Content
Translating “Home,” “Index,” and “Welcome to Our Website” in 50 Different Languages: An Interview with Rick Fitzgerald
Today’s guest post is from Abbie Grotke, Assistant Head of the Digital Content Management section at the Library of Congress. Rick Fitzgerald contributed to the Library’s web archiving program for over fifteen years as a cataloger and metadata expert. He recently moved on to a new position in Collections Management Division, as a Cataloging Specialist/Problem …
Jackie Katz, 2022–23 Einstein Fellow, on science education and LC collections
Jacqueline Katz is the 2022-2023 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator, exploring LC materials related to science education.
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 …
Introducing “Seeing Lost Enclaves” with Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren
The following is a guest post by 2023 Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren, an artist and educator who lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Yoo Warren will work with Library of Congress staff and collections to digitally reconstruct Providence’s historic Chinatown using 3D and virtual reality technologies. He will repeat the process for another …
LC Labs Letter: December 2022
Cross post of the Labs December newsletter on CCHC data sandbox and initiative progress.
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.
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.
Performing Arts in the Coronavirus Web Archive: Part 4
This post was originally written by Melissa Wertheimer, a Music Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress, for In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog. In Part 1 of this series, I walked readers through Coronavirus Web Archive items within the theme of financial relief efforts in the performing arts. Part 2 of this series highlighted collection items related to medical and public health […]