Library of Congress Labs

Library of Congress gets grant to experiment with digital collections as data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days ago

A $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation which will go to support the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud project.

LOC website visitors can now reap the rewards of the library’s crowdsourcing labors

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

The library's By the People initiative is up and running and releasing transcriptions.

Library of Congress Chrome extension offers easy access to Congress.gov

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 11 months ago

It's one of two experimental extensions built by LOC interns this summer.

Library of Congress to launch crowdsourcing program

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

The library wants to "improve discovery and access across our diverse collections through transcription and tagging" by members of the public.

Visualize this: The Library of Congress Labs has launched a Congressional Data Challenge

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

It's a chance to build a tool that'll help Americans make sense of the wealth of legislative data available on congress.gov.

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