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    Media coverage and blog posts about By the People

    Victoria Van Hyning Adventurer

      You may be interested to read some of the blogs and press coverage about By the People. Some is produced by members of staff at the Library of Congress and some by external media outlets.

       

      Media coverage

      "LOC website visitors can now reap the rewards of the library’s crowdsourcing labors," FedScoop, Jan. 22, 2019 https://www.fedscoop.com/loc-crowdsourcing-transcription-update/ (P1 import)

      "Library of Congress needs your help decoding historical papers", Bizwomen, Dec. 24, 2018, https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2018/12/library-of-congress-needs-your-help-decoding.html

      "Library of Congress pushing digitization over next 5 years" (Audio), Federal News Network, Dec. 12, 2018, https://federalnewsnetwork.com/federal-drive/2018/12/library-of-congress-pushing-digitization-over-next-5-years/

      "Library of Congress Launches Crowdsourcing Platform", Library Journal, Nov. 29, 2018, https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=181129LCcrowdsourcing

      "Library of Congress Chrome extension offers easy access to Congress.gov", FedScoop, Nov. 28, 2018, https://www.fedscoop.com/library-of-congress-chrome-extension-congress-gov/

      "Library of Congress Launches Crowdsourcing Platform", Library Journal, November 29, 2018, Matt Ennis: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=181129LCcrowdsourcing

      "Students as citizen archivists and scientists: The new community service?", School Library Journal, November 15, 2018: http://blogs.slj.com/neverendingsearch/2018/11/15/students-as-citizen-archivists-and-scientists-the-new-community-service/

      "Explore, Transcribe and Tag at Crowd.loc.gov!", dh+lib (brief post), November 1, 2018: https://acrl.ala.org/dh/2018/11/01/post-explore-transcribe-and-tag-at-crowd-loc-gov/

      FedScoop Tech, 19 October 2018 -  https://www.fedscoop.com/library-of-congress-crowdsourcing/

      LibraryJournal InfoDocket - 19 October https://www.infodocket.com/2018/10/17/transcription-and-tagging-the-library-of-congress-will-launch-crowdsourcing-program-next-week/

      "The Library of Congress Needs Help Transcribing Lincoln's Letters and Other Historic Documents", Mental Floss, Oct. 28, 2018, http://mentalfloss.com/article/561842/library-congress-needs-help-transcribing-lincolns-letters-and-other-historic

       

      Blogs and By the People or Library staff-authored content

       

      "Crowdsourcing Helps to Unlock the Mystery of Cursive", January 23, 2019 by Julie Miller and Victoria Van Hyning, http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2019/01/crowdsourcing-helps-to-unlock-the-mystery-of-cursive/

       

      "On National Handwriting Day, a Look at Poems Submitted to Left-Handed Penmanship Contests by Civil War Veterans", January 23, 2019 by Peter Armenti https://blogs.loc.gov/catbird/2019/01/on-national-handwriting-day-a-look-at-poems-submitted-to-left-handed-penmanship-co…

      Signal Post, 17 October 2018 - https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2018/10/new-strategy-new-crowd-new-team/