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=== Design Examples for Crowdsourcing in the Humanities ===
=== Design Examples for Crowdsourcing in the Humanities ===
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Most of the projects in the humanities are focused on transcription.
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* Smithsonian Transcription Center https://transcription.si.edu/
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* DIY History and U of Iowa http://diyhistory.lib.uiowa.edu/
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* Transcribe Bentham at UCL http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/transcribe-bentham/
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* Multiple projects (e.g. What's on the menu?) at New York Public Library http://www.nypl.org/collections/labs
== Crowdsourcing Software Projects ==
== Crowdsourcing Software Projects ==

Revision as of 18:07, 23 January 2015

This area is for the Social Network of the Novel project. This project is an experiment in citizen science. The idea is to create an application that allows participants to read a passage and tag the characters, settings, and interactions taking place. These would then update a social network graph dynamically.

Contents

Participants

  • Andrew Piper
  • Geoffrey Rockwell
  • Aiden In
  • Todd Suomela

Specifications

Designs

Design Examples for Crowdsourcing in the Humanities

Most of the projects in the humanities are focused on transcription.

Crowdsourcing Software Projects

Project Name Link Purpose Language License Dependencies
Bossa http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/BossaIntro General PHP
PyBossa https://github.com/PyBossa/pybossa General Python GPL
Scripto http://scripto.org/ Transcription Omeka,Wordpress,Drupal
FromThePage http://beta.fromthepage.com/ Transcription Ruby
Transcribable https://github.com/propublica/transcribable Transcription MIT DocumentCloud
Prism http://prism.scholarslab.org/ Tagging-Classification Ruby Apache 2.0
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