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AI4LAM talk: Reality bytes – what happens to crowdsourced / AI data?

We're presenting on the AI4LAM Community Call for April 2024. Reality bytes: What happens after your crowdsourcing or AI projects? Our abstract: There's a long history of successful crowdsourcing projects around the world. However, many of these projects struggle with a critical, final aspect of their project: integrating data created or enriched by online volunteers […]

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Survey: integrating volunteer and AI-enriched metadata into collections systems

What happens to data enriched by crowdsourcing, machine learning/AI, or a combination of methods?  We are conducting a study that explores projects' successes and challenges in incorporating enriched data into catalogues or other core digital collections platforms in libraries, museums and archives. We're gathering information on the types of data, tools and processes used by […]

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New Release: Collective Wisdom White Paper

We are delighted to share with you our Collective Wisdom White Paper focused on 5 core recommendations. This White Paper draws on the collaboratively-written Collective Wisdom Handbook: Perspectives on crowdsourcing in cultural heritage (the Handbook), and two follow-up workshops on ‘advanced questions for crowdsourcing in cultural heritage and the digital humanities’, in addition to the […]

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References for our Collective Wisdom Handbook

We were asked about our references recently, so thought a general post might help others looking for articles, projects and other information we cited in The Collective Wisdom Handbook: Perspectives on Crowdsourcing in Cultural Heritage. Our references are published as part of the online Handbook. While you can download or view them there, you might […]

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How have you used the Collective Wisdom Handbook?

In the now more than two years(!) since we kicked off our Book Sprint in March 2021, we have had wonderful experiences among our team of authors using the Collective Wisdom Handbook to create new crowdsourcing projects as well as teach and communicate about crowdsourcing via workshops, presentations, etc. In order to get a better […]

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Case studies in the Collective Wisdom Handbook

A working document from our book production process that might be a useful index to find specific case studies within the final book. Chapter title Case Study Title Topics/Coverage Projects Mentioned Choosing Tasks and Platforms Case Study: Concordia/By the People design principles Values-led design By the People program at the Library of Congress Choosing Tasks […]

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The Collective Wisdom Handbook: One Year On

The Collective Wisdom book sprint began one year ago this week, on March 15, 2021. In light of this anniversary, we wanted to share an update on the project, some statistics on the use and reception of the Collective Wisdom Handbook, and some reflections on our collective work over the past year. Collective Wisdom workshops […]

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Planning for the conversations we want at our online workshops

As part of our original proposal, we'd committed to holding a workshop to interrogate, refine and advance questions from our book sprint, agree on high priority issues for future work, lay the foundations for future collaboration and provide input for a white paper. Inspired by Priya Parker's work on purposeful gatherings, we planned two linked workshops […]

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We're on a podcast!

Back in July I was interviewed for MadeTech's Making Tech Better podcast by Clare Sudbery. I really enjoyed our conversation, so do have a listen. Some of my favourite quotes from the transcript include the reason I care so much about good UX design for crowdsourcing and digital engagement: That's really the joy of crowdsourcing, […]

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Collective response: feedback from the community review period

The community review period for the Collective Wisdom project has now ended. From May 12 to August 9 (well, technically we accepted some comments on the 10th), reviewers and authors left 153 comments / threads on the book draft. Chapters with the most comments included 2: What is crowdsourcing in cultural heritage? (33 comments); 5: […]

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