Library of Congress Labs

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


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


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

Library of Congress Chrome extension offers easy access to


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

Library of Congress to launch crowdsourcing program


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


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