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Construction of the dome of the Jefferson Building

Improvements Ahead for the Web Archives

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. Users of the Library of Congress Web Archives may have recently noticed issues when trying to access archived content presented at webarchive.loc.gov. We want to give some background and explanation about the ongoing work that is happening to modernize and …

digitized scan of historic map of austria-hungary

Check out: The Secret Life of GeoTIFFs

Posted by: Eileen J. Manchester

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.

A cabin at dusk with fireflies.

Seeing Lost Enclaves: Atmosphere and Emotional Space in Relational Reconstruction

Posted by: Jaime Mears

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 …