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An Interview with Eliza Friend, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Eliza Friend, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background: I am currently a freshman at Claremont McKenna College pursuing a degree in international relations and economics. I have lived all over the United States, but I am […]

An Interview with Jake Neuberger, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Jake Neuberger, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. He will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background I was born and raised in southern Connecticut and […]

An Interview with Lourdes Johnson, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Lourdes Johnson, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background I was born and raised in the city of […]

An Interview with Courtney Kennedy, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Courtney Kennedy, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background: I am originally from Texas. I moved to Norman, […]

An Interview with Teresa Kane, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Teresa Kane, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background. I am currently a junior at the […]

A Close Look at Spain’s 1817 Health Guidelines: Avoiding the Spread of Disease

The following is a guest post by Alice Pérez Ververa, an intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. She is a current student of the Information School at the University of Washington. This document was a mandate with 24 instructions written by Spanish government and health authorities on handling the […]

A Holiday Message from Deputy Librarian for Library Collections and Services and Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez

This is a guest post by Deputy Librarian for Library Collections and Services and Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez. I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone for your unwavering support of the Law Library of Congress during this challenging year. We faced incredible obstacles and sudden transitions this year. Through it […]

Herencia Hispanic Heritage Month Transcribe-a-thon Recap!

On Wednesday, October 7, the Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with By the People, the Hispanic Division, and the African, Latin American and Western European Division (ALAWE), hosted a second Transcribe-a-thon for our crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. This event was held in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and the release […]