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Crowdsourcing Motivations in a not-for-profit GLAM context: The Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program

Alam, Sultana Lubna; Campbell, John


Crowdsourcing in recent times has become popular among not-for-profits as a means of eliciting members of the public to contribute to activities that would normally have been carried out by staff or by contracting external expertise. The GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, museums) sector does have a history of involving online volunteers (e.g. reviewing books). Extending that tradition, some GLAM institutions are engaging in crowdsourcing projects to enhance and enrich their collections. But...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
Source: ACIS 2012 : Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems
Access Rights: Open Access


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