- Community member and student-driven digitization of an initial subset of the collection.
- Community-led indexing and mapping of the collection.
- Develop programming that can be used to build community buy-in around the project in its developmental stages.
- We are working with Jeff Heard from RENCI and modifying the “Big Board” emergency mapping software to accommodate crowdsourcing capabilities.
- Develop a framework for the crowdsourcing logistics.
- Evaluate other community-based historical digitization projects
- Develop a wishlist of features to help guide the design of the crowdsourcing interface.
- Rollout of project through a series of public events.
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