The project generally considers any article related to the Library of Congress to be within its direct scope.
Our work covers:
Library of Congress personnel, including both leaders, curators and other personnel on staff if they meet the appropriate criteria of notability
Library of Congress affiliates, programs, events, functions and charities
Artifacts, books, images, manuscripts and other media within the LOC collection (we need to clarify this a bit). For example, the Declaration of Independence or Thomas Paines Common Sense.
Once we begin major collaborations any articles written explicitly as part of it will fall into the project's indirect scope.
At a meeting with the Smithsonian, Wikipedians proposed the following cooperative activities between the Smithsonian and the Community. Many of these same activities could be applied to a cooperation with the Library of Conress as well:
Meet-ups at the Library of Congress (LOC) for in-person development of high-importance collection content
Wiki-Academies where Wikipedians teach LOC staff how to interact with Wikipedia and the Wikipedia community
LOC staff workshops with Wikipedians to increase their awareness and use of LOC resources in article-writing
This page is within the scope of WikiProject Library of Congress, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the Library of Congress on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Hello, WikiProject Library of Congress! We are looking for editors to join the Library of Congress collaboration, an outreach effort which aims to support collaboration such as Wiki-Academies, article writing, and other activities to engage the Library of Congress in Wikipedia. We thought you might be interested, and hope that you will join us. Thanks!!!