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Volunteer Vignette: We’re all in this together!

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

In today’s post, Sam Schireson interviews a By the People volunteer, Judith, who has gone above and beyond! By the People is a crowdsourced transcription program launched in 2018 at the Library of Congress. Volunteer-created transcriptions are used to make digitized collections more accessible and discoverable on loc.gov. You can read our other Volunteer Vignette on the Signal …

Dozens of squares, each with its own individual color or shade, lined up in rows and columns

Volunteer Vignette: Transcribe without fear, don’t be intimidated!

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

In today’s post, Sam Schireson interviews a By the People volunteer who has gone above and beyond! By the People is a crowdsourced transcription program launched in 2018 at the Library of Congress. Volunteer-created transcriptions are used to make digitized collections searchable and discoverable on loc.gov. In this interview we hear from Henry in Virginia who has been …