Smithsonian Transcription Center
|Presented By||Smithsonian Transcription Center|
|Goal||Make historical data more accessible for research & discovery|
|Task||Transcribe & review handwritten documents & labels|
|Where||Online only Smithsonian Transcription Center 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Su. 400, Washington, 20024 DC 20024|
The Smithsonian Transcription Center engages the public in making our priceless collections more accessible. We work hand-in-hand with Digital Volunteers to transcribe historic documents and collection records to facilitate research and excite learning in audiences everywhere. Participants have the chance to transcribe a diverse array of collection materials drawn from Smithsonian holdings in science, history, art, and culture.
As seen in the Conclusion of Citizen Science by Caren Cooper.
|How to Join||
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|Ideal Age Group||High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Spend the Time||indoors|
|Type of Activity||Exclusively online, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At home|
|Tags||animals, archive, art, bees, biodiversity, biology, birds, botany, collection, cultural heritage, digitization, ecology & environment, field notes, handwritten, history, insects & pollinators, library, nature & outdoors, records, science, specimens, transcription|
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