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National Agenda for Digital Stewardship

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA), a voluntary membership organization of leading government, academic, and private sector organizations with digital stewardship responsibilities who collaborate to “establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation’s digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations,” just released their 2014 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship. In the Agenda, they recognize that “it […]

Crowdsourcing Transcription

I really, really want to do this. Crowdsource transcription, that is.  I have been following Ben W. Brumfield’s Collaborative Manuscript Transcription blog for a while, and it has just about all of the information we need in order to figure out a path forward.  Beginning to explore how transcription might tie into our Digital Collections […]