Jake Gehring

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The FamilySearch Indexing project has enabled hundreds of thousands of volunteers to transcribe billions of records, making it one of the largest crowdsourcing initiatives in the world. Assuring high quality transcriptions (i.e., indexes) with a reasonable amount of volunteer effort is essential to keep pace with the mounds of newly digitized documents.(More)
The Family Search Indexing project has enabled the manual indexing of millions of records by hundreds of thousands of volunteers making it one of the largest crowdsourcing initiatives in the world. Currently to assure the quality of indexing, each image (e.g., census page) is indexed by two independent indexers and any discrepancies are reviewed by an(More)
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