Crowdsourcing Workshop at Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015

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

http://dhoxss.humanities.ox.ac.uk/2015/crowdsourcing.html

– 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.
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Digitisation in a Day: Crowdsourcing

[Posted on behalf of Professor Susan Schreibman by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

An Foras Feasa is delighted to announce two ‘Digitisation in a Day’ workshops organised this term by Maynooth University. The workshops will focus on crowdsourcing (24th February) and 3D recording (12th March) offering hands-on experience on a diverse range of methods and technologies applied to humanities and cultural heritage, while providing an overview of past, present and future practices, debates and challenges.

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