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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 GMT1723 views
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Legacy Recordings Breaks New Ground in Social Media with LegacyRecordingsVault.com, a Crowdsourced Archives Initiative
Queens Library Crowdsources New Digital Archive
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In partnership with Historypin, an online archive, the library has developed “Queens: Neighborhood Stories,” an interactive crowdsourcing initiative that uses photos, videos and other media to...

Claire MackayFeb 08, 2014 04:50 am GMT723 views
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Queens Library Crowdsources New Digital Archive
National Library of Finland Launches Europe’s First National e-Program for Crowdsourced Archive Digitization with Microtask
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Provided by Microtask, the National Library of Finland’s e-program consists of two online games. The online gaming experience provides both entertainment and the opportunity to contribute to the...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 09, 2011 11:19 am GMT3687 views
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National Library of Finland Launches Europe’s First National e-Program for Crowdsourced Archive Digitization with Microtask
Legacy Recordings Announces Catalog Album Titles Selected By Online Voters For First-Time Digital Release
document Distributed Knowledge

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four catalog titles to be released digitally in response to the enthusiasm of music fans voting online at...

Sebastian BlancaMay 17, 2013 02:30 am GMT1125 views
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Legacy Recordings Announces Catalog Album Titles Selected By Online Voters For First-Time Digital Release
Crowdsourcing specific microtasks
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Helsinki (and SF) based Microtask, founded by Computer Graphics (CG) and Computer Vision (CV) veterans, has chosen to focus in a few areas where CG and CV are relevant. Aside from speech...

Carl EspostiNov 08, 2010 03:52 am GMT7976 views
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Crowdsourcing specific microtasks
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 GMT3269 views
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The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
Libraries commemorates Civil War sesquicentennial with exhibition, digital collection, crowdsourcing effort
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

UI Libraries is inviting volunteers to take a few minutes, hours or days to read and help transcribe some of the pages of a Civil War-era diary, which will not only benefit the library and patrons,...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 05, 2011 06:53 pm GMT2971 views
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Libraries commemorates Civil War sesquicentennial with exhibition, digital collection, crowdsourcing effort
Crowdsourcing in the Cultural Heritage Domain: Opportunities and Challenges
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

We feel this is an interesting addition to the current literature, as it provides a typology of crowdsourcing and studies the potential impact for the cultural heritage domain.

Johan OomenJun 11, 2011 04:05 pm GMT3083 views
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Crowdsourcing in the Cultural Heritage Domain: Opportunities and Challenges
Will 2012 be the year of crowdsourcing in libraries?
document Distributed Knowledge

Looking around the world of crowdsourcing (both online and offline)Christine Madsen shares some important lessons that libraries need to pay attention to in order to engage users in these...

Benjamin FosselJan 15, 2012 06:33 am GMT1711 views
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Will 2012 be the year of crowdsourcing in libraries?
Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities
article Distributed Knowledge

Many cultural heritage organizations, faced with dwindling budgets, have been forced to seek other ways to maintain output levels while laying off a portion of their workforce. Crowdsourcing,...

Adam FrazerSep 15, 2013 11:27 am GMT1215 views
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Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities
Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free
article Crowdfunding

The entire undertaking is expected to take at least 15 years and cost more than $63 million dollars — an effort the Vatican Library is attempting to support, in part, by crowdsourcing funding....

Jason RobbinsOct 25, 2014 12:00 pm GMT922 views
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Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free
Crowdsourcing the Preservation of U.S. War Papers
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The project "Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800" seeks to transcribe and digitize copies of papers from a formative part of American history, previously thought to be lost to fire....

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 19, 2011 01:07 pm GMT2860 views
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Crowdsourcing the Preservation of U.S. War Papers
Digital Sydney is Crowdsourcing its Visual Identity – Submissions Close Soon!
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Digital Sydney is an initiative to help foster, build and promote NSW’s digital ecosystem. But they’re new and have no visual identity yet. That’s where you can get involved. If you live or work in...

Marco TorquatiApr 06, 2011 03:33 pm GMT1646 views
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Digital Sydney is Crowdsourcing its Visual Identity – Submissions Close Soon!
YOU, the People: Citizen Archivists and Digital Engagement
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Today’s presentation highlighted three different programs that are successfully using crowdsourcing and microvolunteering to harness the power of the internet and the enthusiasm of public...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 19, 2011 05:32 pm GMT2294 views
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YOU, the People: Citizen Archivists and Digital Engagement
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 GMT1346 views
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Crowdsourcing Science History: NIST Digital Archives Seeks Help in Identifying Mystery Artifacts
25 big ideas for 2012: Crowd restoration
document Distributed Knowledge

Mark Cousins, a film writer and documentary director, has a plan to save them from obscurity: crowdsourced restoration, whereby volunteers use their personal computers to return damaged films to...

Jason RobbinsJan 02, 2012 10:41 am GMT1196 views
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25 big ideas for 2012: Crowd restoration
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 GMT1733 views
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National Archives (NARA) and NOAA Launch Crowdsourcing Project To Transcribe Historic Naval Ship Weather Logs
Crowd Coffee: February 10
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

It's a new week, and a new crowd coffee to help you get past the Monday blues. We share stories about: DonorsChoose; proposed equity crowdfunding rules; crowdfunded video games; crowdsourcing library archives; content marketing; and GE's open innovation in Canada.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 10, 2014 03:18 pm GMT2918 views
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Libraries' DIY Crowdsourcing Brings Museum Collection to Life
article Distributed Knowledge

“Crowdsourcing has become an increasingly popular method for museums, archives, and libraries to achieve big transcription projects,” says Roberts. “We know there is a knowledgeable, trainable,...

Harshida PatelOct 08, 2015 12:52 am GMT695 views
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Libraries' DIY Crowdsourcing Brings Museum Collection to Life
Irish University Starts World’s Largest Crowdsourcing Project about Vikings
article Crowdfunding

According to a press release about the venture, called the World-Tree Project, it will be a “world-first attempt to crowdsource material on the Vikings from across the globe.” The UCC School of...

Jayne AnnMay 02, 2016 09:25 am GMT786 views
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Irish University Starts World’s Largest Crowdsourcing Project about Vikings
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