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From Code to Colors: Working with the loc.gov JSON API

Posted by: Meghan Ferriter

The following is a guest post by Laura Wrubel, software development librarian with George Washington University Libraries, who has joined the Library of Congress Labs team during her research leave. The Library of Congress website has an API ( “application programming interface”) which delivers the content for each web page. What’s kind of exciting is …

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Digital Scholarship Resource Guide: Making Digital Resources, Part 2 of 7

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is part two in a seven part resource guide for digital scholarship by Samantha Herron, our 2017 Junior Fellow. Part one is available here, and the full guide is available as a PDF download.  Creating Digital Documents The first step in creating an electronic copy of an analog (non-digital) document is usually scanning it …

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New Year, New You: A Digital Scholarship Guide (in seven parts!)

Posted by: Abbey Potter

To get 2018 going in a positive digital direction, we are releasing a guide for working with digital resources. Every Wednesday for the next seven weeks a new part of the guide will be released on The Signal. The guide covers what digital archives and digital humanities are trying to achieve, how to create digital documents, …