By: Eric Lopatin Since our inception, a main focus of UC3 has been to deliver high quality, reliable digital preservation services for the UC community.…
By: The UC3 Team Across the UC3 team, we specialize in topics in digital curation, digital preservation, and open research. We manage a range of…
December’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
A reflection on the 2020 Staff Innovator detail from an LC Labs team member, shared in the hopes that some of the lessons we learned from this cross-institutional partnership may be applicable to other institutions and interesting to our readers!
November’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
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.
Working with a Centralized Parameter Store and how Merritt Stands to Benefit – Eric Lopatin, Terry Brady, Marisa Strong – Introduction There are many…
Kathleen O’Neill is a 2020 Staff Innovator with LC Labs and a Senior Archivist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. In this post, she discusses her analysis of the various file formats in the Manuscript Division’s born-digital holdings.
August’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
Kathleen O’Neill is currently serving as one of two Staff Innovators at the Library of Congress. Their 2020 project, Born Digital Access Now!, explores existing pathways for accessing born digital materials in the Manuscript Division. In this series of blog posts, Kathleen describes the complexities of gaining access to born digital materials through the lens of three different metaphors. Up first was “Media Format, or, Have Fun Storming the Castle!” The second blog post discussed “Legacy File Formats and Operating Systems or Lost in Translation.” This is the third and final post in the series and Kathleen carefully explains the process of emulation and makes it feel less like “strange magic.”