Collaborative editing and preservation capabilities enabled by an emerging open source workflow and updated preservation guidelines? More on a pilot of annotation approaches with AudioAnnotate Audiovisual Extensible Workflow, FADGI and BWF MetaEdit, and American Folklife Center collections in this post.
Category: Open Research
Wikipedia is open to all, the research underpinning it should be too.
Often thought of as ‘the last good place on the internet’, Wikipedia plays a key role in the online information ecosystem by linking its entries to current and historic research papers. But, after following these links, how much of this res…
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…derivative dataset!
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?”
For Open Grant Proposals
David Lang makes the case that default open grant proposals benefit both individual scientists as well as the broader scientific community. Science is designed to move slowly. Debate, rigor, and peer review add layers of organized skepticism to new ide…
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.
Diving into Branch Rickey: Using a dataset of crowdsourced transcriptions as a tool for open research
Today’s blog post is from Abby Shelton and Lauren Seroka, two Digital Collections Specialists in the Digital Content Management Section here at the Library of Congress. Abby and Lauren discuss their work with the University of Michigan School of Information’s Ann Arbor Data Dive earlier this year. On March 27, 1956, Branch Rickey wrote of baseball […]
Stay “in the loop” with LC Labs experiment combining crowdsourcing and machine learning
An overview of the Humans in the Loop experiment to explore ways to responsibly combine crowdsourcing experiences and machine learning workflows.
That’s a wrap! 2020 Staff Innovator detail comes to a close
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!