National Library of Australia – The Australian newspapers project Text correction, 6000 users a month have corrected 7 million lines of text. Also adding tags to quality and depth of information. By October 2010 – 20 million lines corrected
Motivators Enjoyment, interesting and fun, personal goals, group outcome. Work that matters in the big picture.
Crowdsourcing Strategies for Archives Rose Holley, NLA 8-12 November 2010 Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/RHmarvellous/naa-archives-20-week-roseholleycrowdsourcingnov-2010
A trillion hours a year for crowd sourcing
User Generated Contributions
Merging and aggregating
Trove search ‘Melbourne Cup’
National Museum of Australia’s History Wall http://labs.nma.gov.au/wall/