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I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right place, but here goes anyway. We (a colleague and myself) are currently in the process of scanning the minute books of the Glasgow Southern Medical Society, one of the oldest surviving medical societies in the UK (?the world), dating back to 1844. The books are handwritten and only one copy of each exists. They contain transcripts/synopses of lectures given to the society over the years, including the odd giant like William Osler. The ultimate plan is to have the scans available on the internet archive, with links to/from transcripts on a wiki. One of the books is already on the archive - see http://ia600403.us.archive.org//load_djvu_applet.php?file=12/items/GlasgowSouthernMedicalSociety-MinuteBook7-1911-1923/GsmsMinuteBook7.djvu
The idea is that people could help with the transcription of the handwritten source material into editable text. My question is, would wikibooks be the most appropriate place for the transcripts? It would have the advantage of being permanent, editable by any interested party, capable of supporting links to the source scans, and well-known. Any thoughts?
Johnhglen (talk) 15:59, 8 March 2011 (UTC)