- 2017 Ensemble at Yale Digital Volunteer, Digital Humanities Laboratory at Yale University Library
Transcription of 90 years of theatre programs from the Yale School of Drama, Yale Repertory Theatre, and other theatrical groups on campus.
- 2017 Ensemble Digital Volunteer, Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Transcribing historical theatre programs. Capturing key information about the performances these programs represent. Stuff like: theater name, location, show title and date, as well as details such as cast lists, production staff and the antiquated advertisements found throughout.
- 2017 The Frank Schiffman Collection: Apollo Theater Cards Project (Set 1) Smithsonian Institute Transcription Center Digital Volunteer
This project consists of transcribing information on the cards into 4 columns: Artist, Name, Payment, Comments
The Apollo Theater hosted numerous performances by popular entertainers who were primarily African-American, including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Smokey Robinson, and the Temptations from the early 1930s to the present. In 1934, Frank Schiffman became the first manager of the Apollo Theater. Soon thereafter, he became co-owner, and retained the management position until the early 1960s. During the late 1940s and early 1950s, Schiffman's sons, Jack and Robert assisted him with the management of the Apollo, and later took over management when Frank Schiffman's retired. To manage the Theater, the Schiffmans kept a number of different types of records, including “booking cards,” organized by the name of the artist, which detail the dates of performances; fees paid; and brief, but often quite candid, opinions on the quality of the performances, the performers and their drawing power (or lack of it). These helped the Schiffmans to determine future bookings and contracts.
- This image courtesy of the Wiliiam P. Gottlieb collection at the Library of Congress, public domain: "Night view of the Apollo Theatre marquee, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948."
- 2015-2017 Shakespeare's World Project by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., Zooniverse.org at Oxford University and the Oxford English Dictionary of Oxford University Press Contributor
Transcribing handwritten documents by Shakespeare’s contemporaries.
In the first phase of the project only letters and ‘receipt’ (recipe) books.
Later, miscellanies, family papers, legal and literary documents.
- 2014-2018 Micropasts Joint Project by The British Museum and The UCL Institute of Archaeology Contributor
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Bronze Age Collection: Transcribing a huge card catalogue of British prehistoric metal artefacts discovered in the 19th and 20th century. British Prehistory: Masking photos of British Museum Bronze Age Objects to support creation of 3D models of archaeological artefacts. Ο κατάλογος και οι φωτογραφίες αυτές θα αποτελέσουν την μεγαλύτερη βάση δεδομένων στο κόσμο με θέμα την προϊστορική μεταλλοτεχνία.
- 2014-2015 University of Oxford Ancient Lives Project coordinated by Dirk Obbink, University Lecturer in Papyrology at the University of Oxford Digital Transcription Volunteer
Ancient Lives is a collaboration between a diverse collection of Oxford Papyrologists and Researchers, The Imaging Papyri Project, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri Project, the Egypt Exploration Society and the following institutions.
The papyri belong to the Egypt Exploration Society and their texts will eventually be published and numbered in Society's Greco-Roman Memoirs series in the volumes entitledThe Oxyrhynchus Papyri.
- 2014-2015 Smithsonian Institute Transcription Center Digital Volunteer
Transcription of Historic Documents and Collection Records
Project 1: Percival Bryan Autograph Album, Book 5, 1944-45
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and 9 research facilities.
Launched in July 2013, the Smithsonian Transcription Center seeks to engage the public in making collections more accessible. Digital volunteers are invited to transcribe historic documents including diaries and working papers of prominent Americans and records associated with the Smithsonian's vast scientific collections. Transcription makes these important materials more accessible to researchers around the world, as well as the general public.