Convert-a-Card

Transform printed card catalogues into a searchable online database.

Help make our collections more easily discoverable by converting digitised catalogue cards into electronic records.


Your contributions will have a direct impact on enabling future research at The British Library.


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Open Data

All datasets generated from the experimental crowdsourcing projects hosted by are made available under a CC0 license and can be downloaded by anyone in JSON or CSV formats. Visit the data page to find out more.

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Your contributions will have a direct impact on enabling future research at The British Library.

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