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MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
MCN2011 Crowdsourcing Transcription
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The Who, What, Why and How of Crowdsourcing transcription.

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  • 1. Crowdsourcing Transcription: Who, Why, What, and How Ben Brumfield, Perian Sully
  • 2. Why?
    • You can’t OCR cursive!
      • 1 in 3 letters correctly recognized at best
    • Engagement/Outreach
  • 3. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
  • 4.  
  • 5.  
  • 6. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
    • Natural Sciences
  • 7.  
  • 8.  
  • 9. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
    • Natural Sciences
    • Open Source/Creative Commons
  • 10.  
  • 11. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
    • Natural Sciences
    • Open Source/Creative Commons
    • Libraries
  • 12.  
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
    • Natural Sciences
    • Open Source/Creative Commons
    • Libraries
    • Archives
  • 16.  
  • 17.  
  • 18. Who?
    • Genealogy Community
    • Natural Sciences
    • Open Source/Creative Commons
    • Libraries
    • Archives
    • Museums!
  • 19. (I’m saving this for Perian.)
  • 20. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
  • 21.  
  • 22. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
    • Love of the Subject
  • 23. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
    • Love of the Subject
    • Immersion in the Text
  • 24.  
  • 25. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
    • Love of the Subject
    • Immersion in the Text
    • It’s Fun! ( Gamification )
  • 26.  
  • 27. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
    • Love of the Subject
    • Immersion in the Text
    • It’s Fun! ( Gamification )
    • Balance of Motivations
  • 28.  
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  • 30.  
  • 31.  
  • 32.  
  • 33. Why?
    • Sense of Purpose
    • Love of the Subject
    • Immersion in the Text
    • It’s Fun! ( Gamification )
    • Balance of Motivations
    • Money
  • 34.  
  • 35.  
  • 36. How?
    • Choose your material:
      • Homogenous format.
    • Decide on uses for the transcription.
  • 37.  
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  • 40.  
  • 41. How?
    • Choose your material:
      • Homogenous format.
    • Decide on uses for the transcription.
    • Find sources of volunteers.
    • Choose a tool.
  • 42. Which Tool?
    • Structured data or free-form text?
    • CMS integration or stand-alone?
    • What kind of mark-up?
    • What underlying technology?
  • 43. Which Tool?
    • Free/Open-Source Options:
      • Wikisource (MediaWiki+ProofreadPage)
      • FromThePage
      • Scripto (War Department Papers)
      • Bentham Transcription Desk
      • Scribe (Zooniverse/OldWeather)
      • OpenScribe (PROV)
    • Build your own
      • (But please share it with the rest of us!)
  • 44. Thanks!
    • Slides and links at
      • http://manuscripttranscription.blogspot.com

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