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On the Importance of Web Archiving

Michele Weigle, a professor of computer science at Old Dominion University, where she co-leads the Web Science and Digital Libraries (WS-DL) research group, published an article in Parameters (the Social Science Research Council's  forum for its Digital Culture program, "focusing on transformations in the social sciences brought on by the digital age"):

"...how can social science scholars and researchers take advantage of web archives?

‘Making Such Bargain’: Transcribe Bentham and the Quality and Cost-Effectiveness of Crowdsourced Transcription

Article of interest:

Tim Causer, Kris Grint, Anna-Maria Sichani, Melissa Terras.  "‘Making Such Bargain’: Transcribe Bentham and the Quality and Cost-Effectiveness of Crowdsourced Transcription." Digital Scholarship in the Humanities 33 no. 3 (Sept. 2018): 467–487. https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqx064

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