Daily Archives: July 14, 2011

Unintended benefits of crowdsourcing text correction

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Surely there are many reasons for adding text correction to a digital newspaper collection, a lot of which benefit the collection itself and the library that manages it. But don’t overlook those primarily gained by the users, the sense of contribution and community and enjoyment. I mean, isn’t that what providing access to digital collections is about in the first place?

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