The Power of the Crowd: Crowdsourcing Metadata for Library Materials (F4)

Date/Time: Monday, July 17, 2017: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Coordinator/Speaker: Jennifer González
Moderator: Michelle Wu, Georgetown University Law Library
Speakers: Cynthia Etkin, U.S. Government Publishing Office; Ching-hsien
Wang, Smithsonian Institution

Tracks: Collection Development & Cataloging; Information Technology

With limited budgets and increased workloads, many federal organizations are turning to crowdsourcing to help complete digital projects. These experts in legal and government crowdsourcing projects will discuss their projects, the advantages and disadvantages to crowdsourcing, maintaining engagement, and how to apply the lessons they have learned to your own project.

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