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?”
Category: digital scholarship
Using Crowdsourced Lincoln Transcriptions: An Interview with Jon White
By the People volunteers have helped the Library of Congress return over 52,000 transcriptions back to loc.gov, making the Library’s collections more discoverable and accessible for all. To celebrate the impact our virtual volunteers have on the Library and its patrons, we are highlighting some of the ways that scholars, educators, and community members have […]
Big News about Connecting Communities Digital Initiative!
September newsletter from LC Labs, highlighting opportunities with the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative.
Rethinking the research seminar for a post-COVID world with Cassyni
Research seminars are a foundational part of academia and an important medium for communicating new ideas and research. However, national lockdowns and social distancing regulations have required research seminars to be translated at speed into digital…
LC Labs Letter August 2021
The monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team for August.
Sparking the Datamagination: 2021 Digital Strategy Summer Intern Design Sprint part II
This is an interview with Maria Capecchi, Abigail Tick, and Joshua Ortiz Baco, three of the seven students that joined our team during the summer of 2021. As a small group, they worked together to better understand the Newspaper Navigator data set with the needs of undergraduate students in mind.
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.
LC Labs Letter: July 2021
The July newsletter from the LC Labs team.
LC Labs Welcomes Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) Researchers!
Special issue of the Labs Letter welcoming a cohort of researchers to the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative.
Internet Down – Learning infrastructure literacy from infrastructure failure
With level of internet use at record highs and the instability of internet services recently effecting millions across the globe, including scholarly publishers, Jean-Christophe Plantin discusses how much we actually know about the communication infras…