Happy Easter

Happy Easter from the project in Germany that RunCoCo has been supporting in their work crowdsourcing a community contributed collection of First World War memoribilia.

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Being Sociable

We’ve been very busy since the last posting about the RunCoCo’s trip to help the DNB to crowdsource in Germany. So in the meantime here is a transcript of an interview with Piers Scott from The Sociable http://sociable.co/: Piers Scott, … Continue reading

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Road movie to Berlin

From Frankfurt the RunCoCo team travelled to Berlin to help run the next submissions day for the Europeana project “Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten” (The First World War in everyday documents). Although a long train journey, we did have time to … Continue reading

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Spiky subjects

When they arrive at a community collection submissions day, every participant is met by a member of the team who explains the work-flow for the day, more about the project, and in particular the terms and conditions that apply for … Continue reading

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Spiked helmets in the rain

The RunCoCo team helped run the first submissions day for the Europeana project “Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten” (The First World War in everyday documents), on 31 March 2011. This was held at the DNB – the German National Library (die … Continue reading

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Training day photos

On 30 March about 25 German librarians were trained how to run a submissions day for a community collection. They represent institutions who are partnering the German National Library (die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek – DNB) to run the crowdsourcing project, “Erster … Continue reading

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RunCoCo on Tour

Yesterday the RunCoCo team left the dreaming spires of Oxford in bright sunshine, and floral fireworks – magnolia and other blossoms. Today we have been training about 25 German librarians who are partnering the German National Library (die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek … Continue reading

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Europeana crowdsourcing memories in Germany

The German National Library (die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek – DNB) launches a new crowdsourcing project today, “Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten” (The First World War in everyday documents). Online, anyone can submit family memories and photos of letters, postcards and studio portraits … Continue reading

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