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LibCrowds: Crowdsourcing from the British Library

LibCrowds is a project from the British Library and British Library Labs that uses crowdsourcing to transcribe some of the printed cards still housed in physical card catalogues. The British Library's online catalog, Explore, contains nearly 57 million digital records, but for some important research materials these printed cards remain the only access points. Three projects are currently...
Smithsonian Digital Volunteers: Transcription Center

The Smithsonian Institute is home to a large collection of archival material in need of transcribing, including "field notes, diaries, ledgers, logbooks, currency proof sheets, photo albums, manuscripts, biodiversity specimens" and other material that may be of interest to students and scholars across disciplines. To address this need, the Institute has invited members of the general public to...
Library of Congress: By the People

The Library of Congress (LOC) is home to a vast repository of documents, many of which have been digitized but need to be transcribed to become fully searchable. Launched by the LOC in November 2018, By the People is the web platform for the LOC's crowdsourced document transcription campaigns. Here, anyone interested in participating can "transcribe, review, and tag digitized images of manuscripts...