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    Media coverage, blog posts, and scholarly articles about By the People

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

       

      Scholarly/education sector coverage

       

      Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson, “Crowdsourcing the Social Studies”, Social Education, National Council for the Social Studies New Literacies for the Digital Age, 83/2: 103–107 (April 2019), https://www.socialstudies.org/publications/socialeducation/march-april2019/crowdsourcing-social-studies

       

      Media coverage

      "Tech That Connects Us—and Makes Us Better Humans", by Wired staff, for Wired, May 14, 2019, https://www.wired.com/story/why-we-love-tech-better-humans/

       

      "Volunteers transcribed nearly 2,000 Branch Rickey scouting reports from the Library of Congress", by Scott Allen,

      March 27, 2019, https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/03/27/volunteers-transcribed-nearly-branch-rickey-scouting-reports-library-congress/?utm_term=.f9164db33320

       

      "A New Digital Strategy for America’s Library: The Library of Congress expands its online offerings through letters, maps, and colors", by Greg Landgraf, March 1, 2019, https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2019/03/01/new-digital-strategy-americas-library-of-congress/

      "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

      "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/

      Library Journal 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

       

      "‘O Captain! My Captain!’ Walt Whitman, Two Centuries Later", May 6, 2019 by Neely Tucker, https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2019/05/o-captain-my-captain-walt-whitman-two-centuries-later/

       

      "The Evolution of Walt Whitman’s “O Captain! My Captain!”, April 18, 2019, by, Victoria Van Hyning, Cheryl Lederle and Barbara Bair, http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2019/04/the-evolution-of-walt-whitmans-o-captain-my-captain/

      "Branch Rickey Crowdsourcing Project: It’s Outta Here!", March 27, 2019Lauren Algee, https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2019/03/branch-rickey-crowdsourcing-project-its-outta-here/?

       

      "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/