Category: Digital Content

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.

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 […]

FADGI’s embARC Now Supports FFV1!

Today’s guest post is from Kate Murray, Digital Projects Coordinator in Digital Collections Management and Services at the Library of Congress and Bertram Lyons, Partner at AVP. FADGI (Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative) is pleased to announce a new release of its free open source application embARC with support for FFV1 encoding. embARC, short for […]

Summer Suffrage Transcription Challenge Wrap-up

Today’s guest post is from Abby Shelton, a Digital Collections Specialist in the Digital Content Management Section.  By the People volunteers completed over 9,000 pages this summer to meet our summer suffrage challenge! Our aim was to finish reviewing transcriptions for the National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and the Blackwell Family Papers campaigns. And […]

Introducing the congress.gov API

The Library has introduced the beta Congress.gov API. We are very excited about this release and a great deal of hard work, behind the scenes has gone on this year to enable this to happen.