Opening of "Spirit of 1776" Discovery Corner

Link Love: 11/8/2019

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

World Digital Preservation Day and Halloween have one last hurrah with a Twitter bot that will flip a bit on your favorite JPG. Scary! [via David Cirella]

Opening of "Spirit of 1776" Discovery Corner

Explore four new digital collections from the Library of Congress! [via infoDOCKET]

Museum curator Laura Raicovich asks why libraries make people feel more welcome than museums. [via Hyperallergic]

The Louvre would be a lot more welcoming without the Mona Lisa, argues art critic Jason Farago. [via Justin O'Neill]

UC Berkeley has been digitizing audio recordings of endangered Native American languages using fancy technology from physics! [via Humanities Magazine]

Upright cardboard tube with a label sitting next to a wax cylinder lying on its side.

Computing historian Bradley Fidler discusses the Internet's “birth certificate,” now held by UCLA Special Collections. [via Gizmodo]

Watch the New York Public Library lions get a bath! [via Gothamist

 

 

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