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The Roman Senate as Precursor of the U.S. Senate

The following post is written by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. He has recently written for In Custodia Legis on the Italian Parliamentary Library; Spanish Legal Documents (15th to 19th Century); Recent Legislation Enacted by Italy to Tackle COVID-19; and Italy: A New Silk Road Between Italy and China – the Belt […]

Join Us for Our Second All-Virtual Herencia Transcribe-a-thon on October 7th!

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post/Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and the release of Phase 2 of our crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia, Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, the Law Library of Congress will be hosting another entirely virtual Transcribe-a-thon on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.  This event is in […]

¡Acompáñanos al segundo maratón de transcripciones para nuestra campaña Herencia!

[Click here for the English version of this post/Haz clic aquí para la versión en inglés.] En celebración del Mes de la Hispanidad y el lanzamiento de la fase dos de nuestra campaña de “crowdsourcing“, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, la Biblioteca Jurídica del Congreso tendrá un segundo maratón de transcripciones completamente virtual el miércoles, 7 de octubre del […]

Herencia: Review Challenge Recap and Announcement

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] Last week, the Law Library of Congress challenged you to help us provide complete transcriptions for all remaining documents in the Laws & Statutes: Agriculture, Conservation, Hunting and Fishing section of Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. We couldn’t be more […]

Herencia: Reto de revisiones y un anuncio especial

[Click here for the English version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en inglés.] La semana pasada, la Biblioteca Jurídica del Congreso te exhortó a ayudarnos a completar el proceso de transcripciones de los documentos restantes de nuestro proyecto, leyes y normas: agricultura, conservación, caza y pesca, de nuestra campaña de crowdsourcing, Herencia: Centuries of […]

STARTING TODAY! Participate in our Herencia Review Challenge

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] This week, the Law Library of Congress challenges you to help improve access to our unique collection of historic Spanish legal materials, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, through the Library’s crowdsourcing platform, By the People (BTP). Our goal by the […]

¡COMENZANDO HOY! Participa en nuestro reto de revisión de Herencia

[Click here for the English version of this post / Haz clic aquí para la versión en inglés.] Esta semana, la Biblioteca Jurídica del Congreso te invita a ayudarnos a mejorar el acceso a nuestra colección única de documentos jurídico-históricos de España, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, a través de la plataforma de crowdsourcing […]

Join Us on June 30 for the FDLP Academy Webinar on Law Library Digital Collections

The Law Library of Congress is engaging in rapid digitization of many rare collection materials and historical U.S. Government documents, as well as its collection of original research on foreign, comparative, and international law topics for Congress and federal agencies. Staff from the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress look forward to […]

Italy: A New Silk Road Between Italy and China – the Belt and Road Initiative

The following post is written by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. He has recently written for In Custodia Legis on the Italian Parliamentary Library; Spanish Legal Documents (15th to 19th Century); and Recent Legislation Enacted by Italy to Tackle COVID-19. Over a year ago, on March 23, […]

Join us for our first all virtual Herencia Transcribe-a-thon!

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post/Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] On Thursday, March 19, 2020, starting at 8:00 a.m. EDT we will be LIVE in a completely virtual Transcribe-a-thon for our new crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. Participants can transcribe, review, and tag documents from our collection of Spanish Legal […]