A pilot project at the Library of Congress to test the use of photogrammetry for building digital models of three-dimensional items held in the Library’s collections.Explore them in the viewer or download files for 3D printing! You’ll have the best viewing experience if you use Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers. The site will not work as designed on the Internet Explorer or Edge browser.Please...
Make hip hop music using the Library’s public audio collections.
Explore the visual and textual content within the Chronicling America digitized newspaper collection in new ways using machine learning!
PnP Wikidata Tool
Images by photographer Toni Frissell, Prints and Photographs Division Try It! External
Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud
With grant support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the LC Labs team will test a cloud-based approach for interacting with digital collections as data. In collaboration with subject matter experts and IT specialists at the Library, LC Labs will invite a cohort of research experts to experiment with solutions to problems that can only be explored at scale. This effort will help produce...
By the People: LC Crowdsourcing
By the People invites students and lifelong learners to contribute to the Library of Congress as virtual volunteers -- transcribing, reviewing, and tagging historical texts to improve search and accessibility of Library of Congress digital collections.
By the People Data Sets
http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/074_look.html Download and use transcriptions of LC digital collections by crowdsourcing volunteers.
This idea comes out of a lot of work Innovator-in-Residence Jer Thorp has been doing that considers how people find stuff in the Library’s collection. If you know exactly what you’re looking for, finding things isn’t too hard; but if you come to the collection just to amble around in curiosity, paths are limited. The goal of the #SerendipityRun is to find as many...
Innovator-in-Residence Jer Thorp
Illustration by Becca Farrow During his time with us, data artist Jer Thorp decides to flip the script: putting people instead of data first, and being as public as possible with his process.