Document Type

Speech/Presentation/Lecture

Publication Date

4-2014

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Rotary Club of Iowa City A.M.

Conference Location

Iowa City, IA

Abstract

DIY History is the University of Iowa Libraries' crowdsourcing initiative with five collections: Civil War Diaries and Letters, Szathmary Cookbooks and Manuscripts, Iowa Women's Lives: Letters and Diaries, Building the Transcontinental Railroad, and Nile Kinnick. This presentation describes the DIY History project for crowdsourcing transcriptions, as well as participatory archives, and citizen science and citizen scholars.

Rights

Copyright © 2014, Paul A. Soderdahl

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/lib_pubs/178