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Transcribe text and capture data from historical documents to make them digitally accessible.

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Identify and tag images of animals and collection objects to support information discovery and research.

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Feature Expedition

ICEDIG – glimpse on the diversity of European collections

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The ICEDIG project, “innovation and consolidation for large scale digitisation of natural heritage”, is funded by the European Union and aims to address many of the challenges that lie ahead to enable the mass digitisation of more than one billion specimens of natural history collections across Europe.
We need your help! We are experimenting with transcription on different crowdsourcing platforms using specimens from different herbaria, from many countries, written in many different languages. Help us try and discover if and why some specimens are harder to transcribe than others.
If you like variety in your transcriptions, then this is the challenge for you. Happy transcribing!

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