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    Herencia All-Virtual Transcribe-a-thon on October 7th!

    Law Library of Congress Wayfarer

      In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and the release of Phase Two, we are hosting a second all-virtual transcribe-a-thon for Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents on October 7th!


      How many pages can we transcribe and review together in one day? What will we discover?

      To participate, please register via Eventbrite!


      Hourly progress:

      Time (ET)

      Not Started

      In Progress

      Needs Review


      8 am12,657354,4411,219

      9 am

      10 am12,649374,4301,236
      11 am12,642354,4381,237
      12 pm12,639354,4401,238
      1 pm12,633364,4451,238
      2 pm12,627364,4511,238
      3 pm12,622364,4491,245
      4 pm12,617404,4491,246
      5 pm12,606434,4571,246


      About the virtual transcribe-a-thon

      You can join in as an individual or organize a transcribe-a-thon event wherever you are.


      Register through Eventbrite to attend our WebEx office hour sessions!


      Follow the day's progress via hourly updates here in History Hub and shared on our twitter (@Crowd_LOC and @LawLibCongress). We’ll share live updates on campaign activity so be sure to let us know how it’s going wherever you are! We hope you’ll share your event details and let us know what you’re finding in this rich collection.


      Let us know what you’re up to! We’re always here to answer your questions, but we’ll be have some extra opportunities for you to connect with Community Managers and collection experts. Follow the conversation for tips and tricks!  Community managers and collection experts will also share more about this amazing collection and answer your questions!


      Office Hours (via WebEx!):  Noon and 3pm EST. Talk directly with community managers and collection experts to share what you're finding and get answers to your questions! Join using the links above.


      Other ways to reach us:


      Have fun! Connect to history and your fellow volunteers through transcription


      Planning a satellite event?

      Some resources you should check out: