Tag Archives: Library of Congress

Schuman: Two Steps Forward on Improving Public Access to Legislative Information

Daniel Schuman of Sunlight Foundation has posted Two Steps Forward on Improving Public Access to Legislative Information, on the Sunlight Foundation Blog. In this post, Mr. Schuman discusses two pieces of evidence suggesting that Congress may eventually provide free public … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Registers Law.gov Domain Name

Registration of the the Law.gov Internet domain name by the Library of Congress appears to be complete, according to the Law.gov domain name registration record in the WHOIS database of .gov domain names published by U.S. General Services Administration Office … Continue reading

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Greenberg on Preserving Legislative Digital Records

Pam Greenberg of the National Conference of State Legislatures has published Preserving Legislative Digital Records (2010). Here is the abstract: In the last decade, technology and the Internet have opened access to the legislative process and created new ways for … Continue reading

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RDF/Linked Data Version of LC Name Authority File Coming in 2010

I’ve just been told by personnel at the Library of Congress (LC) that LC plans to release an RDF/Linked Data version of their Name Authority File sometime in 2010. This file contains authority records for thousands of government agencies in … Continue reading

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