Crowdsourcing for Academic, Library and Museum Environments -
Citizen Science for the Digital Humanities
- Taught by experts from Google and Zooniverse (Oxford’s Citizen
- 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
- 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
- Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, University of
- James Loxley, University of Edinburgh
Supplement your chosen workshop with a choice from 9 additional
morning sessions covering a variety of Digital Humanities topics.
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.
Directors of DHOxSS,
Dr James Cummings,[log in to unmask]
Academic IT Services, University of Oxford