Crowdsourcing Workshop at Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015

Crowdsourcing for Academic, Library and Museum Environments –
  Citizen Science for the Digital Humanities

– Taught by experts from Google and Zooniverse (Oxford’s Citizen
Science platform).

– How to plan your crowdsourcing all the way from project
conception to launch to data analysis.

– In-depth experience of all stages of Zooniverse’s new DIY
crowdsourcing site from developing and launching a beta site
through to using data refinement and analysis tools to understand
the results.

– Come with your own project ideas and set of images to work from
to get practical experience in building a project with a dataset
that you understand.

– Opportunity to pitch your project, generate interest in it,
attract a crowd from amongst Summer School delegates, and get
them to respond to it. There will be time to reflect on the
process of setting up and sustaining a crowdsourcing project.

This workshop is run as part of the Digital Humanities at Oxford
Summer School, 20 – 24 July 2015. For more information see:

Other workshops include:
– An Introduction to Digital Humanities
– Crowdsourcing for Academic, Library and Museum Environments
– Digital Approaches in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
– Digital Musicology
– From Text to Tech
– Humanities Data: Curation, Analysis, Access, and Reuse
– Leveraging the Text Encoding Initiative
– Linked Data for the Humanities

Keynote Speakers:
– Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, University of
– James Loxley, University of Edinburgh

Additional Lectures:
Supplement your chosen workshop with a choice from 9 additional
morning sessions covering a variety of Digital Humanities topics.

Evening Events:
Join us for events every evening, include a research poster and
drinks reception, guided walking tour of Oxford, the annual TORCH
Digital Humanities lecture, and a dinner at Exeter College.