Monthly Archives: November 2015

Crowdsourcing and Community Engagement

admin 26/11/2015

This piece was originally published in EDUCAUSE review¬†vol. 50, no. 6 (November/December 2015) Read e-content | PDF   In 2011, the New York Public Library (NYPL) released 9,000 digitized restaurant menus with “delicious data” that had been “frozen as pixels,” making the menus difficult to search, index, and discover online. Along with the menus, the NYPL launched an interface that asked the public to help transcribe the thousands of menus and the hundreds of thousands… Crowdsourcing and Community Engagement

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