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We want to hear from you!

The Collective Wisdom project is currently running two short surveys with people who volunteer for or work 'behind the scenes' in crowdsourcing, citizen science, citizen history, digital / online volunteer projects, programmes, tools or platforms with cultural heritage collections. Read on to learn more about why we're doing these surveys and how the results will […]

Participants and credits

The Collective Wisdom is led by Principal Investigator Mia Ridge (British Library) and Co-Investigators Meghan Ferriter (Library of Congress) and Samantha Blickhan (Zooniverse). Our book sprint participants are (in alphabetical order): Austin Mast, Ben Brumfield, Brendon Wilkins, Daria Cybulska, Denise Burgher, Jim Casey, Kurt Luther, Michael Haley Goldman, Nick White, Pip Willcox, Sara Brumfield, Sonya […]

Our values

This initial draft of our Values Statement was written by Mia Ridge, Samantha Blickhan and Meghan Ferriter. A substantial draft was written in July and last updated in October 2020. We, the PI and Co-Is of the AHRC-funded ‘Collective Wisdom’ project, are committed to the following overarching values in our projects, and values specific to […]

Events and publications

Book sprint Our original, pre-COVID plan was to hold a five day collaborative 'book sprint' (or writing workshop) at the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture in April 2020. We had also planned an October 2020 workshop at the British Library for up to 25 participants. However, like so many others, we are adapting […]

Collective Wisdom

The state of the art in cultural heritage crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing is a form of digitally-enabled participation that promises deeper, more engaged relationships with the public via meaningful tasks with cultural heritage collections. This project brings together world-leading experts from the UK and the US to document the state of the art in designing, managing and […]

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Crowdsourcing is a form of digitally-enabled participation that promises deeper, more engaged relationships with the public via meaningful tasks with collections. This project brings together world-leading experts to document the state of the art in designing, managing and integrating crowdsourcing activities, and to look ahead to future challenges and unresolved issues that could be addressed […]

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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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New project, and a call for participation!

Cross-posted from the British Library's Digital Scholarship blog… I'm excited to announce that we – Mia Ridge (British Library), Meghan Ferriter (Library of Congress) and Sam Blickhan (Zooniverse) – have been awarded an AHRC UK-US Partnership Development Grant. Our overarching goals are: To foster an international community of practice in crowdsourcing in cultural heritage (if you're reading this, that probably includes […]

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