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LC Labs Rolls Out Three New Data Packages of Maps, Books, and Photographs
The Library of Congress’ blog The Signal states the following:
LC Labs is pleased to announce the release of three new sets of digitized materials packaged as data. Located on data.labs.loc.gov, the three data packages of digitized maps, books, and photographs respectively, were created as part of the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud (CCHC) initiative’s investigation of how the Library can use cloud-based technologies to enable bulk analysis of materials at scale. The data are hosted in an experimental cloud repository and combine curated datasets derived from Library digital collections with user-friendly technical guidance and descriptive information. …
The three data packages include:
For more information, read the blog post.
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