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Translating “Home,” “Index,” and “Welcome to Our Website” in 50 Different Languages: An Interview with Rick Fitzgerald

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. Rick Fitzgerald contributed to the Library’s web archiving program for over fifteen years as a cataloger and metadata expert. He recently moved on to a new position in Collections Management Division, as a Cataloging Specialist/Problem …

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Library of Congress Digitization Strategy: 2023-2027

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following post was co-authored with Steve Morris, Chief of Digital Collections Management and Services and Tom Rieger, Manager of Digitization Services.  The Library of Congress has a new Digitization Strategy for its collections. As we did for the Library’s Digital Collections Strategy, we are excited to share this overview of it with readers of The …

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Introducing “Seeing Lost Enclaves” with Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren

Posted by: Jaime Mears

  The following is a guest post by 2023 Innovator in Residence Jeffrey Yoo Warren, an artist and educator who lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Yoo Warren will work with Library of Congress staff and collections to digitally reconstruct Providence’s historic Chinatown using 3D and virtual reality technologies. He will repeat the process for another …

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Performing Arts in the Coronavirus Web Archive: Part 4

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

This post was originally written by Melissa Wertheimer, a Music Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress, for In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog. In Part 1 of this series, I walked readers through Coronavirus Web Archive items within the theme of financial relief efforts in the performing arts. Part 2 of this series highlighted collection items related to medical and public health …