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Crowdsourcing our cultural heritage

Crowdsourcing our cultural heritage

Author: Mia Ridge
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, [2014]
Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities.
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Ridge
ISBN: 9781472410221 147241022X
OCLC Number: 883391279
Description: xxii, 283 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Crowdsourcing our cultural heritage : introduction / Mia Ridge, Open University, UK --
Part I. Case studies --
Crowdsourcing in Brooklyn / Shelley Bernstein, Brooklyn Museum, USA --
Old weather : approaching collections from a different angle / Lucinda Blaser, Royal Museums Greenwich, UK --
"Many hands make light work. Many hands together make merry work" : transcribe Bentham and crowdsourcing manuscript collections / Tim Causer, Bentham Project; Melissa Terras, Department of Information Studies, and Centre for Digital Humanities; University College London, UK --
Build, analyze, and generalize : community transcription of the papers of the War Department and the development of Scripto / Sharon M. Leon, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, USA --
What's on the menu? Crowdsourcing at the New York Public Library / Michael Lascarides (National Library of New Zealand) and Ben Vershbow (New York Public Library) --
What's Welsh for "crowdsourcing"? : citizen science and community engagement at the National Library of Wales / Lyn Lewis Dafis, Lorna M. Hughes (National Library of Wales) and Rhian James (University of Wales), UK --
Waisda? : making videos findable through crowdsourced annotations / Johan Oomen (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Riste Gligorov and Michiel Hildebrand (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), The Netherlands --
Your paintings tagger : crowdsourcing descriptive metadata for a national virtual collection / Kathryn Eccles (Oxford Internet Institute) and Andrew Greg (University of Glasgow), UK --
Part II. Challenges and opportunities of cultural heritage crowdsourcing --
Crowding out the archivist? Locating crowdsourcing within the broader landscape of participatory archives / Alexandra Eveleigh (University College London), UK --
How the crowd can surprise us : humanities crowdsourcing and the creation of knowledge / Stuart Dunn and Mark Hedges, Centre for e-Research, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, UK --
The role of open authority in a collaborative web / Lori Byrd Phillips, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, USA --
Making crowdsourcing compatible with the missions and values of cultural heritage organizations / Trevor Owens, Library of Congress, USA.
Series Title: Digital research in the arts and humanities.
Responsibility: edited by Mia Ridge, Open University, UK.


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'Crowdsourcing has risen in popularity among memory institutions with stunning rapidity. However, the distribution of the methodology among libraries, archives, museums, and scientific and editorial Read more...

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