A Library of Congress Lab: More Use and More Users of Digital Collections

Mass digitization — coupled with new media, technology and distribution networks — has transformed what’s possible for libraries and their users. The Library of Congress makes millions of items freely available on loc.gov and other public sites like HathiTrust and DPLA. Incredible resources — like digitized historic newspapers from across the United States, the personal papers of Rosa Parks and Sigmund Freud and archived web sites of U. S. election candidates — can be accessed anytime and anywhere by researchers, Congress and the general public.
The National Digital Initiatives division of the Library of Congress seeks to facilitate even more use …read more

Source: The Signal