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Save the Date: Collective Wisdom Workshop, 20-22 October 2021

Update, October 2021: after considering the dynamics of online workshops, we've kept these quite small and filled the places already. The project leaders for the Collective Wisdom project invite you to save the dates of 20-22 October 2021 for a workshop addressing the state of the field of crowdsourcing, themes surfaced in The Collective Wisdom […]

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Announcing an 'early access' version of our Collective Wisdom Handbook

The project leaders and book sprint participants of the AHRC-funded Collective Wisdom project are excited to announce that an 'early access' version of the book we wrote in March – April 2021 is now available. The Collective Wisdom Handbook: perspectives on crowdsourcing in cultural heritage was written in two week-long book sprints by 16 collaborators […]

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Our book is now open for 'community review'. What does that mean for you?

The first version of The Collective Wisdom Handbook: Perspectives on Crowdsourcing in Cultural Heritage is now available to read online. And not just to read – we're also asking for comment from people with expertise and experience in the topics we cover, from crowdsourcing to citizen science and history, to online volunteering and digital engagement […]

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A sneak peak at 'The Collective Wisdom Handbook: perspectives on crowdsourcing in cultural heritage'

After ten days of intense work over several timezones by 16 co-authors, we have a book! We've gone from 0 to over 90,000 words, with over 50 case studies throughout 14 chapters, conceptualised and written remotely by 16 participants (with the support of the Book Sprints team). The images down the side show some early […]

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The crowdsourcing stakeholder view on 'What do you wish you'd known at the start?'

As promised, here are the responses to one of the two key questions we asked 'behind the scenes' workers or stakeholders on crowdsourcing, citizen science, citizen history, digital / online volunteer projects, programmes, tools or platforms with cultural heritage collections. Our thanks to everyone who contributed and helped spread the word! Context: this survey had […]

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The crowdsourcing stakeholder view on 'Would you do anything differently with more time or resources?'

As promised, here are the responses to one of the two key questions we asked 'behind the scenes' workers or stakeholders on crowdsourcing, citizen science, citizen history, digital / online volunteer projects, programmes, tools or platforms with cultural heritage collections. Our thanks to everyone who contributed and helped spread the word! Context: this survey had […]

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The volunteer perspective on 'What are your hopes for the future of crowdsourcing / online volunteering?'

As promised, here are the responses to one of the two key questions we asked volunteers on crowdsourcing, citizen science, citizen history, digital / online volunteer projects, programmes, tools or platforms with cultural heritage collections. Our thanks to everyone who contributed and helped spread the word! Context: this survey had 71 responses, and this question […]

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The volunteer perspective on 'What makes a crowdsourcing / citizen research / online volunteering project great?'

As promised, here are the responses to one of the two key questions we asked volunteers on crowdsourcing, citizen science, citizen history, digital / online volunteer projects, programmes, tools or platforms with cultural heritage collections. Our thanks to everyone who contributed and helped spread the word! Context: this survey had 71 responses, and this question […]

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Getting started with crowdsourcing in cultural heritage and academia?

With so many people around the world being asked to stay in and prevent the spread of coronavirus, there's been a surge of participation in crowdsourcing projects – and a surge of interest in setting up new projects. With that in mind, we (Mia, Sam and Meghan) wanted to provide a space where people thinking […]

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Responding to the pandemic

Like everyone else, we've had to adjust our plans several times this year. We've worked with the Book Sprints team to find an online format to replace our in-person Sprint that was meant to have taken place in Baltimore in April. We're currently considering how we can make the most of our move to a […]

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