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This research study will discover and evaluate information about existing crowdsourcing or participatory archives projects devoted to archival description, indexing or transcription. Many related projects that use crowdsourcing for collecting archival materials from the public are not specifically addressed here.

This research study will discover and evaluate information about existing crowdsourcing or participatory archives projects devoted to archival description, indexing or transcription. Many related projects that use crowdsourcing for collecting archival materials from the public are not specifically addressed here. In this research, the author has specifically sought evaluative information about exemplary projects that can lead to useful specifications for a participatory archives system at Arizona State University Libraries.

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    2014-06-30
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    • Products of 2014 sabbatical research.

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    Spindler, Robert P., An Evaluation of Crowdsourcing and Participatory Archives Projects for Archival Description and Transcription [unpublished paper], 2014.

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