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Archive: May 2023 (3 Posts)

What’s new online at the Library of Congress – May 2023

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

Interested in learning more about what’s new in the Library of Congress’ digital collections? The Signal shares bi-monthly updates of new additions to publicly available digital collections and we love showing off all the hard work of our colleagues from across the Library. Read on for a sample of what’s been added recently and some …

Black and white campaign images for Susan B. Anthony Papers and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers.

The crowdsourced transcription lifecycle – from conception to retirement

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

Today’s guest post is from Lauren Algee, a Senior Collections Specialist in the Digital Content Management Section and a By the People community manager. After years of service from thousands of volunteers, some of the oldest completed By the People crowdsourced transcription campaigns are celebrating their retirement! This week, the By the People team retired 10 …

Post-processing a manuscript in the Library’s Digital Scan Center, which conforms to FADGI guidance.”

3rd Edition of FADGI Still Image Digitization Guidelines Finalized

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

Today’s guest post is from Hana Beckerle, a Digital Imaging Specialist in the Digitization Services Section at the Library of Congress. The Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) Still Image Working Group has finalized the Third Edition of its influential Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials. The Working Group published a draft version of the …