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Archive: July 2024 (3 Posts)

Screen shots of 4 older web pages from government websites.

Nominations sought for the 2024-2025 U.S. Federal Government Domain End of Term Web Archive

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

Today’s guest post is from Abbie Grotke, Head of the Web Archiving Section. If you look back in The Signal archives, you’ll see that we post every four years about a collaborative project that the Library of Congress is involved in to archive United States government websites during the end of presidential terms. This project, called …

Screenshot from introduction page for the Library of Congress' Recommended Formats Statement.

Recommended Formats Statement: Updates for 2024-2025

Posted by: Liz Holdzkom

The Library of Congress has published the 2024-2025 Recommended Formats Statement. Updates, all captured in a Change Log, include support for digital accessibility features as a criterion for evaluating digital formats, an FAQ to address user feedback and adjustments to preferred and accepted formats across multiple content categories.

Hidden Portals Family Day Mask-making Workshop

Posted by: Jaime Mears

The following is a guest post by Library of Congress Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren. You can read more about his residency project, Seeing Lost Enclaves, in previous blog posts and on the experiment page. This past May was a big month for the Seeing Lost Enclaves project, but one day in particular was the most …