Thursday, 27 October 2011

NYPL Menu crowd-sourcing

(c) New York Public Library

What's on the menu?

I love the New York Public Library approach to menu transcription by crowd-sourcing (What's on the menu) and am thinking of ways to implement something similar for the John Johnson Collection. Possible projects are transcribing the titles and tagging the image content of WW1 postcards and transcribing the lists of products purchased in Bill Headings. Watch this space!
There is a great introduction to the NYPL menus too:

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