This is the final installment in a 4-part series about archived performing arts web content in the Library's Coronavirus Web Archive. This final post focuses on web archives that correspond to archival documents in the Music Division's Performing Arts COVID-19 Response Collection.
Part 3 of this Coronavirus Web Archive blog series features performance directories, calendars, and listings. Part 2 focused on medical and public health initiatives specific to the performing arts. Part 1 walked readers through Coronavirus Web Archive items within the theme of financial relief efforts in the performing arts.
In Part 1 of this series, I walked readers through Coronavirus Web Archive items within the theme of financial relief efforts in the performing arts. This second post focuses on medical and public health initiatives specific to the performing arts in the Coronavirus Web Archive.
The Coronavirus Web Archive official landing page and press release came out on #WebArchiveWednesday, February 2, 2022. My first post in this series provides an overview of one of the major thematic areas within the Coronavirus Web Archive: financial relief efforts in the performing arts. Performing arts content is a significant part of the Coronavirus Web Archive numbering over 180 items.
The Music Division’s latest web archive collection, the Professional Organizations for Performing Arts Web Archive, is ready for you to explore in our digital collections! This collection contains websites and select social media to document professional networks in the performing arts over time. The collection items are those of professional, labor, and advocacy organizations at regional, national, and international levels.
National Dance Week 2021 begins April 19th. Today's post gives an early launch to National Dance Week by featuring dance, dancers, and choreographers within archived websites at the Library of Congress!
It is with great excitement that I announce the availability of a new web archive collection from the Library of Congress – the LC Commissioned Composers Web Archive! This digital collection contains archived websites of composers commissioned with Music Division funds.
Trevor Owens, Head of Digital Content Management at the Library of Congress, interviews Music Reference Specialist Melissa Wertheimer about her appraisal and selection methods for the forthcoming LC Commissioned Composers Web Archive.