InRetrospect: December Blogging Edition

Library curators and staff decked the blogs in December with a variety of posts. Here are some highlights.

  • In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog

A Miro on Which to Dwell
The Miro Quartet pays homage to Schubert and Stradivarius

  • The Signal: Digital Preservation

Why Does Digital Preservation Matter
Bill LeFurgy talks about the importance of digital stewardship

  • Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos

Puck Cartoons: “Launched at Last!”
More than 2,500 color cartoon illustrations published in Puck magazine

  • From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

A Grimm Beginning
The 200th anniversary of the publication of the first volume of “Grimms’ Fairy Tales” is celebrated

  • Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

Greatest Inventions: 2012 and 1913 Editions
Jennifer Harbster asks what are the top inventions of 2012.

  • In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

Unusual Laws: The Tudor Vermin Acts
A bounty is placed on nuisance animals.

  • Teaching with the Library of Congress

It’s Snowing: Plowing Ahead with Primary Sources from the Library
Ann Savage looks at the lesson in snow.

  • Copyright Matters: Digitization and Public Access

Getting Ready for Data Capture: Sorting Out the Details in the Catalog Cards
Mike Burke talks about work being done to capture data from pre-1978 Copyright records.

 

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