RunCoCo Oxford Meeting :
Community Collections

Weds 5 May 2010

On this page:

A write-up from the day, with summaries of the talks, has been prepared by Emily McLoughlin.

About the meeting

RunCoCo hosted a meeting of projects based in and around Oxford who share an interest in community contributed digitisation, crowdsourcing and community enriching of an existing collection with tags or comments. A brief outline of the meeting is provided on this page as is the Programme with links to the presentations and other related resourses. A write-up from the day, with summaries of the talks, can be found on the summary page (thanks to Emily McLoughlin).

The meeting was intended for anyone interested in community collections (like The Great War Archive) or working to harness a community to enrich an existing collection with tags or comments (like Galaxy Zoo) and had a number of purposes:

The meeting was held at OUCS, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX26NN.

Programme and links to resources

Please contact RunCoCo if you have problems with the links, downloading the files or would like the presentations in a different format.

A write-up from the day, with summaries of the talks, has been prepared by Emily McLoughlin.

1000-1030 Registration and coffee
1030 Welcome
  Exercise 1: Introductions and Challenges
write-up
 

Case-study: Learning from Galaxy Zoo
Chris Lintott, University of Oxford
speaker bio, project website
presentation: slides (pdf 2 MB), audio, write-up
Podcasts with Chris: audio or video

Keywords: 5 May 2010; JISC projects;quality assurance;two-way engagement;user generated content; World War I; crowdsourcing; audio

 

Case-study: The Great War Archive
Alun Edwards, University of Oxford
speaker bio, project website
presentation: slides (pdf 1.9 MB), audio, write-up

Keywords: 5 May 2010; JISC projects; World War I; The Great War Archive; community archives;  digitisation; Sharing content online; submission events; case studies; audio

 

Crowdsourcing, and university public engagement: an overview
Alun Edwards, University of Oxford
speaker bio
presentation: slides (pdf 7.2 MB large), audio, write-up

Keywords: 5 May 2010; community archives;  digitisation; Sharing content online;two-way engagement; crowdsourcing; case studies; audio

 

Digitisation, curation and two-way engagement, and the future (The Phantom Carnation Grower)
Chris Batt OBE
speaker bio, website, report
presentation: slides (pdf 1.5 MB), audio, write-up

Keywords: 5 May 2010; community archives;  digitisation;two-way engagement;user generated content; crowdsourcing; audio

1230-1330

Lunch

(Exercise 2: optional: Recording elevator pitches)

 

Exercise 3: Community collection priorities
write-up

  Demonstration: CoCoCo, open-source collection software
website
write-up
1500-1530 Coffee break
  Exercise 4: Breakout groups discussion
write-up
1630 Close

If you require any information please contact RunCoCo.

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