Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

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Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and practice of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage. It features eight accessible case studies of groundbreaking projects from leading cultural heritage and academic institutions, and four thought-provoking essays that reflect on the wider implications of this engagement for participants and on the institutions themselves. This book will be essential reading for information and cultural management professionals, students and researchers in universities, corporate, public or academic libraries, museums and archives.In the open-source software movement, Eric S. Raymonda#39;s a#39;The Cathedral and the Bazaara#39; is a landmark essay that has ... further illustrate the implications for cultural heritage in the digital sphere. i believe that the future of museum authority anbsp;...

Title:Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage
Author:Ms Mia Ridge
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-10-28


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