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Smithsonian Looking for Volunteers to Transcribe Historical Documents Digitally

November 7, 2013

Here is fantastic volunteer opportunity to make information digitally accessible

Indiana Jen

Screen Shot 2013-11-06 at 9.32.13 AMIf you’re a history buff and looking to contribute to the world of education and history, then the Smithsonian is looking for your help. They are looking for digital volunteers to help transcribe their repository of historical documents – journals, letters, and more. Visit the Smithsonian’s Transcription Center and sign up as a volunteer. You can contribute to a larger work (transcribing a volume or a book) or work on smaller assignments, such as a letter or a note.

This a great opportunity to contribute to preserving our heritage electronically and helping to provide broader access of this content to the public.

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  1. Kristy Parker permalink
    December 11, 2013 2:05 am

    Transcribing Historical Documents would be great if it wasn’t for my super busy sked, I would love to be a volunteer. Anyways, I suggest using a tool for fast and easy way to transcribe, try Song Surgeon. Hope I help you guys in a little way. Good luck 🙂

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