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Collective Wisdom: Book Sprint to Community Review

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

The following is a post by Senior Innovation Specialist Meghan Ferriter about the Collective Wisdom initiative. Collective Wisdom  seeks to identify and enrich networks of practitioners of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage, document current practices, and invite others to join in thoughtful consideration of future practices. Supported by an Arts & Humanities Research Council UK US-UK …

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All Hyped Up for HyperCard: Further Adventures with an Apple Legacy Format

Posted by: Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez

This is a guest post written by Jacob Kowall and Hilary Szu Yin Shiue, 2021 Junior Fellows in the Digital Collections Management & Services Division (DCMS) under the mentorship of Kate Murray, Digital Projects Coordinator. Jacob and Hilary assisted in updating and expanding the Sustainability of Digital Formats website, which provides information and analysis on …

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RFS 2.0 – A Year On

Posted by: Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez

Today’s guest post is from Kate Murray (Digital Projects Coordinator, Digital Collections Management & Services Division), Marcus Nappier (Digital Collections Specialist, Digital Content Management Section), and Ted Westervelt (Chief, US/Anglo Division) at the Library of Congress. Introduction As the Library of Congress expands its digital collecting activities, the Recommended Formats Statement (RFS) has revised its …

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Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud: How We’re Working with Researchers

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

The following is a post by Alice Goldfarb, an LC Labs team Innovation Specialist working on the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative at the Library. As we recently announced, we are working with three digital humanities researchers as part of the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative, where we are …

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Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud: How Our Values Drive Our Processes

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

The following is a post by Olivia Dorsey, an LC Labs team Innovation Specialist working on the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative at the Library. Hello! Things have really started to get underway with the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative, like rounding out our team and the arrival of …

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Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud: An Interview with Alice Goldfarb

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

We’re thrilled to share that Alice Goldfarb has joined the LC Labs team as an Innovation Specialist! Alice will be working on the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative at the Library. The CCHC initiative is supported by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Centered in LC Labs, the project aims to …

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Library of Congress Announces New Chief of the Digital Innovation Lab

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

The Library of Congress has appointed Nicole Saylor as the new Chief of the Digital Innovation Lab, a position established to lead the Library’s innovation with digital collections and to support its digital transformation. The position, located in the Digital Strategy Directorate in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, is being created as the …