In Tough Times, Turning to Crowd Funding

18 03 2010

Very interesting…..I damn sure could use a large format scanner….hmmm….Museums Special Section – In Tough Times, Turning to the Web to Raise Funds – NYTimes.com.





Crowdsourcing Archival Collections

17 03 2010

Thinking of processes, procedures and policies for crowdsourcing content for archives.  Can archives, libraries, and museums move beyond outsourcing tasks such as transcription and metadata and rely on the crowd for collection development? Can this collection development be sustained?