[Foundation-l] NEH grant

teun spaans teun.spaans at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 07:53:11 UTC 2007

It could only count for the grant if there is a follow up, in which
people (volunteers or professionals, or both) do something with the
new digitized material: that would bring in the collaboration part.

On 1/16/07, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/01/07, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I would like to use this opportunity to once more bring forward an idea I
> > have been toying with at least since the Frankfurt Wikimania: Using
> > Wikimedia's methods in making archives available.
> As I wrote on the meta page, they specifically won't fund "projects
> that focus primarily on digitizing existing collections". So we would
> need to strongly justify why the wiki method is more than mere
> digitisation. (From what you described I'm not totally convinced it
> would be...)
> cheers,
> Brianna
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