The ABC of Crowdsourcing a Community Collection

available from slideshare. The final report from the RunCoCo project is now available online from the RunCoCo Website. I presented the report at this year’s Digital Humanities Summer School, Oxford. Slides detailing the points made in the report are

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Publication update

Some recent publications, fit for posting on this Remembrance Sunday. Firstly, one of my own, written in collaboration with Dr Stuart  Lee entitled ‘Oxford University’s First World War Poetry Digital Archive’ in the 2010 edition War Poetry Review published by the … Continue reading

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Should the general public be involved in academic research?

My side of the debate has just been published in issue 27 of JISC Inform. Taking the stand against me is Andrew Keen, author of ‘The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube and the rest of today’s user-generated … Continue reading

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Great War Archive featured by the University of Oxford 2008/9 Annual Review

The work of the First World War Poetry Digital Archive and the Great War Archive has been showcased by the University of Oxford in its 2008/9 Annual Review. The Review can be accessed online at http://www.ox.ac.uk/about_the_university/introducing_oxford/annual_review/index.html.

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Why are users useful?

JISC Programme Manager Paola Marchionni has used the First World War Poetry Digital Archive as a casestudy in her recent Ariadne article “Why Are Users So Useful?: User Engagement and the Experience of the JISC Digitisation Programme”. The full article … Continue reading

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Museums and the Web Conference 2010

The Second Life Simulation created by the First World War Poetry Digital Archive will be demonstrated as an exemplar of innovative excellence at the 2010 Museums and the Web Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA. Museums and the Web is an … Continue reading

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Poetry in Context: The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Just published, an article I wrote for the English Subject Centre‘s Magazine WordPlay on a 3 year project I managed, the First World War Poetry Digital Archive. The article is about how technology can be used to represent poetry in … Continue reading

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