Letters of 1916 Workflow 4: transcribing a letter

This is a repost from the #Letters1916 tumblr for #DayofPH 2017. Sara Kerr describes the next stage of our workflow, transcribing a letter. After the imaging of a letter has taken place, the letter is uploaded to the Letters of 1916 website transcription desk. During the upload process a form is completed providing a range of details … Read more

#AskLetters1916 chat: 3 March | Curating the Crowdsourced

The next #AskLetters1916 Twitter chat will take place on Tuesday 3 March 2015 from 5.30 – 6.30pm (GMT). The chat will be hosted by Vinayak Das Gupta, a PhD student in Trinity College Dublin and will focus on   CURATING THE CROWDSOURCED   by discussing the problems of curating crowd-sourced material and considering issues ranging from captioning … Read more

#AskLetters1916 chat: 2 December | Crowdsourcing: The Volunteers

  The monthly #AskLetters1916 Twitter chat took place on Tuesday 2 December from 5.30 – 6.30pm (GMT). The topic for the chat was:   CROWDSOURCING – THE VOLUNTEERS     Back in July 2014, the #AskLetters1916 chat took place around the topic of crowdsourcing Digital Humanities projects. The chat was very animated with contributions from … Read more

#AskLetters1916 chat 1 July 2014 – #crowdsourcing

    The July #AskLetters1916 Twitter chat took place on 1 July from 5.30 – 6.30pm (GMT). The topic for the chat was: CROWDSOURCING The chat was very animated with lots of ideas and observations exchanged over the hour.  We had contributions from our own community of users, other crowdsourced transcription projects, someone researching super-volunteers in crowdsourcing projects … Read more