Monday, 19 August 2019

LAC Co-Lab update

Here's an update on Co-Lab projects since last month.

PROGRESS
Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 is 29% complete (18% last month)
Legendary Train Robber and Prison Escapee Bill Miner is 98% complete (97% last month).
Personal Diary of the Baroness Macdonald - Lady Macdonald is 94% complete.

NO CHANGE OR REVISED
War Diaries of the First World War: 1st Canadian Division is 94% complete (94% last month).
The Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters is 85% complete.
New France and First Nations Relations is 28% complete (was 33% last month and 39% the previous!).
Rosemary Gilliat (Eaton)’s Arctic diary and photographs is 39% complete.
Japanese-Canadians: Second World War is 61% complete.
Letters from Wilfrid Laurier to Zoé Lafontaine/Laurier is 98% complete (was 100% last month).

COMPLETED
The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918–1919.
Correspondence between Sir Robert Borden and Sir Sam Hughes.

COMMENT
One of the indicators for the LAC Three-year plan 2019-2022, released earlier this month, is the number of records enhanced by user contributions in the Co-Lab crowdsourcing tool. The indicator is to be released quarterly as is the indicator number of images digitized via DigiLab.

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