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Archive: April 2023 (2 Posts)

Translating “Home,” “Index,” and “Welcome to Our Website” in 50 Different Languages: An Interview with Rick Fitzgerald

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

Today’s guest post is from Abbie Grotke, Assistant Head of the Digital Content Management section at the Library of Congress. Rick Fitzgerald contributed to the Library’s web archiving program for over fifteen years as a cataloger and metadata expert. He recently moved on to a new position in Collections Management Division, as a Cataloging Specialist/Problem …

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Volunteer Vignette: Student and Teacher team up to transcribe Federal Theatre Project playbills

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

In today’s post, By the People community manager Abby Shelton interviews two By the People volunteers, Tina and Alexandra, who paired up to transcribe Federal Theatre Project playbills! Tina was a student at the Emma Willard School in 2022 and already a By the People volunteer when she recruited her math teacher, Alexandra, to help transcribe …