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The Wisdom of the Crowd
blog Distributed Knowledge

Convinced that National Archives' users know a lot about the records they are stewarding, this is an opportunity to contribute that knowledge. As you search the catalog, you are invited to tag...

Archenette EvangelioAug 06, 2011 09:58 am GMT1086 views
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The Wisdom of the Crowd
Together We Can Do It!
blog Distributed Knowledge

With the launch of the Citizen Archivist Dashboard (http://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist/), you encouraged to get involved in elevating the visibility of the records of the United States....

Pablo BracciniDec 27, 2011 09:53 pm GMT1095 views
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Together We Can Do It!
Ancestry.com World Archives Project Video
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This video encourages each one to be a part of something that will change not only the World Archives Project. If one person has thousands of records, that will ultimately be a great help for...

Archenette EvangelioMay 23, 2011 01:24 am GMT2245 views
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Ancestry.com World Archives Project Video
Crowdsourcing Science History: NIST Digital Archives Seeks Help in Identifying Mystery Artifacts
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NIST's Information Services Office (ISO), which has won several awards including Federal Library of the Year in 2003 and 2008, is responsible for creating, maintaining and disseminating...

Sebastian BlancaAug 17, 2011 01:46 pm GMT1140 views
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Crowdsourcing Science History: NIST Digital Archives Seeks Help in Identifying Mystery Artifacts
‘Many Hands Make Light Work’: Archival Crowdsourcing Dutch-Style!
blog Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The project is a collaboration between sixteen archives in the Netherlands, led by Amsterdam City Archives, and is designed as an extensible and flexible crowdsourcing platform. Velehanden was...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 10, 2011 05:18 am GMT2567 views
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‘Many Hands Make Light Work’: Archival Crowdsourcing Dutch-Style!
Legacy Recordings Breaks New Ground in Social Media with LegacyRecordingsVault.com, a Crowdsourced Archives Initiative
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Utilizing the power of social media with its user-friendly interface, LegacyRecordingsVault.com allows fans to vote on which rare or out-of-print recordings they'd like to see made available...

Sebastian BlancaMar 05, 2013 12:36 am GMT1360 views
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Legacy Recordings Breaks New Ground in Social Media with LegacyRecordingsVault.com, a Crowdsourced Archives Initiative
Crowdsourcing History at the Archives
article Distributed Knowledge

The archives intern had the idea to invite the public to come help identify some of the people from the more than 5,000 photos in the library’s fault. “People came in and managed to identify...

Jason RobbinsFeb 05, 2014 12:51 pm GMT487 views
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Crowdsourcing History at the Archives
National Library of Finland Turns to Crowdsourcing, Games to Help Digitize Its Archives
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Mole Hunt and Mole Bridge are two crowdsouced games that promise to revolutionize the way in which collective problem solving can help to preserve a nation's history. They will also be perfect...

Ruth BaxterFeb 08, 2011 09:57 pm GMT2717 views
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National Library of Finland Turns to Crowdsourcing, Games to Help Digitize Its Archives
Crowdsourcing Internet History
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Kleinrock Internet Heritage Site and Archive is currently processing their first round of historical material donations, and look forward to sharing them with the world. In the meantime, do...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 16, 2011 09:14 am GMT1999 views
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Crowdsourcing Internet History
Kleinrock Internet Heritage Site and Archive
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The Kleinrock Internet Heritage Site and Archive is a restoration of the original 1969 ARPA lab that sent the first Internet message from 3420 Boelter Hall at UCLA. It will be open to the public...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 16, 2011 09:37 am GMT1650 views
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Kleinrock Internet Heritage Site and Archive
The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Among a variety of predictions that Ben Brumfield makes about crowdsourcing transcription, he suggests that more transcription projects will launch that have thought of creative ways to recruit and...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 04, 2011 05:42 pm GMT2883 views
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The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
May 18th Citizen Archivist Program
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This free public program will feature Darla Adams from Ancestry.com’s World Archives Project, Matt Knutzen from the New York Public Library’s “Map Warper” project, and Jessica Zelt from the US...

Pablo BracciniMay 18, 2011 08:32 am GMT1824 views
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May 18th Citizen Archivist Program
Tag, You’re It!
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Newly created tags will be reviewed to ensure they meet the National Archives’ tagging policy guidelines, will be visible the day they are approved and indexed overnight. In addition to the...

Pablo BracciniJun 22, 2011 05:47 am GMT1162 views
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Tag, You’re It!
Who, what, where? Magnum is hoping the modern crowd will help them identify a historic archive
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Magnum is a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually.This project...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 09, 2011 08:18 am GMT1451 views
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Who, what, where? Magnum is hoping the modern crowd will help them identify a historic archive
Release of full archive draws fury
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Among the newly released documents were tens of thousands from countries with which the United States has difficult relationships, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Venezuela....

Marco TorquatiSep 03, 2011 01:10 pm GMT2132 views
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Release of full archive draws fury
National Archives contributing to US historic photo map
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NARA is contributing images from its vast collections to a crowdsourced, nationwide Google map of the United States superimposed with photographs dating from the 1840s to the present. The online...

Fiona MaresJan 10, 2012 11:53 pm GMT1872 views
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National Archives contributing to US historic photo map
Introducing the National Archives Transcription Pilot Project!
document Distributed Knowledge

The transcription pilot features over 300 documents (about 1,000 pages) ranging from the late 18th century through the 20th century. They’ve included letters to a civil war spy, various acts and...

Pablo BracciniJan 30, 2012 04:19 am GMT1248 views
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Introducing the National Archives Transcription Pilot Project!
How a Blog Became a Sustainable Housing Non-Profit [VIDEO]
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“I believed technology could be used as a platform to directly enhance the connection between citizens and communities willing to co-create healthy environments,” says Williams, adding that tech is...

Jayne AnnApr 25, 2012 07:20 am GMT1296 views
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How a Blog Became a Sustainable Housing Non-Profit [VIDEO]
Storify adds App.net as a source for its curated story line archives
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It’s an important milestone for the service, which had seen a vast amount of pushback since its inception only a few weeks ago. Putting things into perspective, unless App.net gets to play nicely...

Benjamin FosselAug 21, 2012 11:40 pm GMT676 views
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Storify adds App.net as a source for its curated story line archives
National Archives (NARA) and NOAA Launch Crowdsourcing Project To Transcribe Historic Naval Ship Weather Logs
article Distributed Knowledge

NOAA, National Archives and Records Administration, Zooniverse — a citizen science web portal — and other partners are seeking volunteers to transcribe a newly digitized set of ship logs dating to...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 25, 2012 02:39 pm GMT1538 views
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National Archives (NARA) and NOAA Launch Crowdsourcing Project To Transcribe Historic Naval Ship Weather Logs
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