Meeting in No Man’s Land

For over nine years Academic IT Services has led engagement and outreach activities at the University using crowdsourcing techniques. Notable projects have included The Great War Archive and Europeana 1914-1918. Recently the boot was on the other foot when one … Continue reading

Posted in Community collections, Engage | Tagged | Leave a comment

Crowdsourcing: the essentials

The term ‘crowdsourcing’ crops up almost daily in the media, but it’s probably a fair guess that many people have only a general idea about how it works. In this article we look briefly at some of the characteristics of … Continue reading

Posted in Community collections, Engage, Projects | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Engage with crowdsourcing and blogging – two forums in March

This year’s Engage programme gallops into the home straight with two half-day events featuring panel presentations and discussions on two very popular topics: crowdsourcing and academic blogging. Both events feature expert speakers from around the University, so book now to … Continue reading

Posted in Community collections, Engage, Social media | Tagged , , | 1 Comment