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&lt;SPAN style=&quot;color:#000000;font-weight:normal;font-size:20pt&quot;&gt;'''IT'S TIME TO DIGITIZE THE PLANET!'''&lt;/SPAN&gt;&lt;br&gt;
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Give a little time to fix this up.
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&lt;SPAN style=&quot;color:#000000;font-weight:normal;font-size:20pt&quot;&gt;'''Help us shove everything online!'''&lt;/SPAN&gt;
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How to Digitize:
[[Paper Media]] |
[[Audio CD|Audio CDs]] | 
[[Audio|All Other Audio]] |
[[Video]] |
[[Slides]] |
[[Floppy Disks]]

Other resources:
[http://succeed-project.eu/wiki/index.php/Main_Page DigitWiki] |
[https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Category:File_creation_help Wikisource] |
[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Digitisation_help Commons]
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{{CenterGreyBox|What do you mean Digitize the Planet?|
Please read the '''[[Statement of Project]]''' to understand why this project exists. &lt;BR/&gt; Then check out the '''[[FAQ]]''' for some frequently asked questions about the project and its goals and procedures. &lt;BR/&gt; Finally, brush up on the guidelines for '''[[Editing]]'''.
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&lt;SPAN style=&quot;color:#000000;font-weight:normal;font-size:10pt&quot;&gt;'''During this initial phase, please request a user account: [mailto:digitize@textfiles.com digitize@textfiles.com].'''&lt;/SPAN&gt;
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&lt;SMALL style=&quot;color:#000000&quot;&gt;[[Special:Statistics|Statistics]]: 2 guardians | {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles | {{NUMBEROFFILES}} uploads | {{NUMBEROFEDITS}} edits&lt;/SMALL&gt;

Hosting is provided gratis thanks to the kind folks at [http://www.tqhosting.com/ Tranquil Hosting].
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