The Digital Content Management Section of the Library of Congress has refined a workflow for the large-scale acquisition of and access to open access books. In this post, read about our process and challenges faced along the way.
Summer recap of activities undertaken by the LC Labs team.
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 …
This post is provides updates to the Library of Congress’s Recommended Formats Statement for 2023-2024.
This post is part of the blog series on file format research for the Sustainability of Digital Formats site at the Library of Congress, and provides updates on new and updated file format description documents.
The following is a guest post by the Library’s 2023 Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren (link to press release). As part of his residency, Warren will publish a toolkit to empower communities to create relational reconstructions of destroyed neighborhoods of color using 3D modeling methods and historic photographs. In the following post, Warren discusses …
An interview with two people who have worked extensively with LC APIs: Laura Wrubel, currently a digital library software developer at Stanford Libraries, and Patrick Rourke, software engineer at the Library of Congress who led the recent loc.gov/apis update.
The Library of Congress is sponsoring a challenge to help improve public knowledge of civics through video games.
The Library of Congress recently published a series of updates to loc.gov/apis, home to technical documentation for multiple application programming interfaces.
This is a guest post from Chris Lacinak, Founder and CEO of AVP, and Kate Murray, Digital Projects Coordinator in Digital Collections Management and Services at the Library of Congress. Recognizing the importance of meeting the Library of Congress’s goals and mission related to accessibility, the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) has embarked on …