n October 2022, the outcomes of a 2015 experiment to geo-reference 4,998 digitized maps of the Austro-Hungarian empire were shared with the public at the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud Data Jam. Check out this recent post on World's Revealed, the Library's Geography and Maps blog, to learn more about the resulting GeoTIFF files enable access to digitized historical maps.
The Digital Content Management Section of the Library of Congress has refined a workflow for the large-scale acquisition of and access to open access books. In this post, read about our process and challenges faced along the way.
This post is part of the blog series on file format research for the Sustainability of Digital Formats site at the Library of Congress, and provides updates on new and updated file format description documents.
The following is a guest post by the Library’s 2023 Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren (link to press release). As part of his residency, Warren will publish a toolkit to empower communities to create relational reconstructions of destroyed neighborhoods of color using 3D modeling methods and historic photographs. In the following post, Warren discusses …
An interview with two people who have worked extensively with LC APIs: Laura Wrubel, currently a digital library software developer at Stanford Libraries, and Patrick Rourke, software engineer at the Library of Congress who led the recent loc.gov/apis update.