A transcribe-a-thon is an event in which people gather in person or online to work simultaneously on a crowdsourcing project.
Our in-person event is free and open to the public, and anyone with an internet connection and a computer can help with the transcription. No prior experience is needed, and the platform is free to use and beginner-friendly.
Yes. We suggest one laptop per 1-3 people. Transcribing in small teams of 2-3 people can be a lot of fun! Or, people can take turns transcribing. Unfortunately, our project does not work well on mobile phones or small tablets.