Interested in learning more about other similar projects out there? Check out our list below of interesting projects and feel free to contact us if you have found a project that you think should be highlighted!
Become a citizen science and help contribute to observations of biodiversity! The Naturalist encourages individuals to record observations about the natural world around them, share with other naturalists and discuss your findings. This data can not only help scientists and resource managers but also build your knowledge of nature.
Ongoing project by Library and Archives Canada to identify the Indigenous peoples present in photographs included in the Library and Archives Canada collections. The project actively crowdsources information from the public and updates their records accordingly. This is done through their Facebook page, and community specific events.
Labelled “The Most Entertaining Weather Podcast”, Storm Front Freaks is a bi-weekly podcast through Youtube and iTunes hosted by amateur and professional storm enthusiasts, interviewing special guests and discussing all about weather including stories and products.
This joint project between The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens; North Carolina State University; and Zooniverse aims to transcribe and decode American Civil War telegrams from the Thomast T. Eckert Papers. The project will allow participants to become “citizen archivists”, helping to provide public access to the the previously unavailable records. The project has finished Phase 1 and Phase 2 will be beginning shortly.
A weekly netcast that is all about weather! Airing on Monday nights, the creators aim to cover everything about weather.
In October 2017 Stanford University Archives launched a crowdsourcing project to transcribe handwritten letters and documents which are present within 8 collections. The project aims to provide better access to their records.
The United States National Archives has a neat site dedicated to Citizen Archivists, where you can help contribute to their catalog through tagging, transcribing and commenting. As they say “every contribution you make helps unlock history”!