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Friday, August 16 • 10:45am - 11:45am
SESSION 404 - Incentivizing Volunteer Workforces for Crowd-sourced Projects

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Crowd-sourcing has been implemented creatively by many different organizations using a variety of tools to carry out projects that previously had been impossible. Because these projects are community-driven, it is important to look at ways in which to recruit volunteer workforces and to maintain those workforces across projects sponsored by the same institution. As institutions move forward with further community-driven projects, it is important to evaluate approaches that have been successful as well as those that are currently being employed to look to future possibilities.


Mark Hedges

Senior Lecturer, King's College London
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Richard Marciano

prof. & researcher, UNC Chapel Hill
Richard Marciano is a professor in the School of Information and Library Science, at UNC Chapel Hill, Director of the Sustainable Archives and Leveraging Technologies (SALT) lab, co-Director of the Digital Innovation Lab (DIL), and Director of the Cyberinfrastructure Taskfore for... Read More →

John Martinez

Archives Specialist, National Archives at College Park
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Emily Schultz

Sr Project Manager, FamilySearch
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Colleen Theisen

Lecturer & Special Collections Certificate Administrator, University of Iowa
Special Collections Librarian turned full-time lecturer. Administrator for the Graduate Certificate in Special Collections Librarianship.

Friday August 16, 2013 10:45am - 11:45am CDT
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