Lafayette’s Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) and Special Collections and College Archives (SC&CA) are partnering to host a local instance of the Library of Congress Douglass Day transcribe-a-thon. Drop in Feb. 14 in the Gendebien Room, any time between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., to help transcribe, and review crowdsourced transcriptions of letters from Frederick Douglass’ personal correspondence. The Library of Congress (LoC) speaker live stream will be broadcast from 12-3 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the day. All Laf community members are welcome. Bring your laptop. To coordinate class participation, contact Ana Ramirez Luhrs or Janna Avon.
Submitted by: Kate Pitts