Collaborative archive

Wikivoyage

Wikivoyage is a free web-based travel guide for travel destinations and travel topics written by volunteer authors. The project originated initially from a fork from Wikitravel in 2006. Later, after further tensions, forks and re-merging within the community, in Dicember 2012 the German association Wikivoyage e.V. and the English Wikitravel community moved all the projects operations in order to be hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization hosting several of the world's largest wiki-based communities such as Wikipedia.

CBPP Directory

The mission of this directory is to collect and typify digital platforms or projects that are Commons Based Peer Productions (CBPP). In short, CBPP means to produce collaboratively and provide access to resources under community governance. Currently, in this directory there are a hundred of cases that are based on collaborative forms of production. Projects that produce open sets of software, texts, images, videos, music or sounds, collaborative research projects that give access to all the data, projects that produce resources for public use and that also offer open methodologies, etc.

The Global Lives Project

The Global Lives Project is a nonprofit organization consisting of volunteer filmmakers and photographers, programmers and engineers, architects and designers, students and scholars. The mission of the organization is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how individuals conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of their own communities.

Distributed Proofreaders

Distributed Proofreaders (commonly abbreviated as DP or PGDP) is a web-based project that supports the development of e-texts for Project Gutenberg by allowing many people to work together in proofreading drafts of e-texts for errors. By 2013, over 25,000 texts had been digitized.

Project Madurai

Project Madurai is an open and voluntary initiative to collect and publish free electronic editions of ancient tamil literary classics. This means either typing-in or scanning old books and archiving the text in one of the most readily accessible formats ("ETEXTS") for use on all popular computer platforms. All etexts will be distributed in both web/html and PDF formats.- Distributed through the World Wide Web servers , anyone located anywhere may download a copy for personal use or read what we publish on the internet, free of charge.

Project Gutenberg (PG)

Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks". It was founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart and is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer. As of March 2013, Project Gutenberg claimed over 42,000 items in its collection.

SourceForge

SourceForge is a web-based source code repository. It acts as a centralized location for software developers to control and manage free and open source software development. It was the first to offer this service for free to open source projects. The website runs a version of SourceForge Enterprise Edition, forked from the last open-source version available. As of May 2013, the SourceForge repository hosts more than 300,000 projects and has more than 3 million registered users, although not all are active.

Rubyforge

RubyForge is a collaborative software development management system dedicated to projects related to the Ruby programming language. It was started in 2003 by Ruby Central in an effort to help the Ruby community by providing a home for open source Ruby projects. As of November 2009, it hosts over 8,000 projects and has over 41,000 registered users

Github

GitHub is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. GitHub offers both paid plans for private repositories, and free accounts for open source projects. As of May 2011, GitHub was the most popular code repository site for open source projects.

LocalWiki

LocalWiki is a grassroots effort to collect, share and open the world’s local knowledge.We want anyone, anywhere to be able to learn about where they live — their local government, the history of their neighborhoods, streets, social movements, noteworthy local figures, social services, schools – every facet of life in their community. And we believe that this vast collection of local knowledge should be created by the people who know it best - individual community members working together. There are already over 70 independent LocalWiki projects in 9 countries and in 7 languages.

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There are currently 383 Commons-Based Peer Production cases!