DH Kitchen: What is crowdsourcing?
What is Crowdsourcing and How Can it Help us Answer Questions in the Humanities?
Geoff Groberg, a web developer in the ZSR Library, will present an informal workshop about crowdsourcing. We’ll talk about crowd-sourcing principles, look at some good (and maybe bad) examples of crowd-sourced humanities projects, and Geoff will share lessons learned from […]
DH Kitchen: Creating historical maps
New Pathways Through the Ancient World: HGIS, Linked data, and the Web.
Wonder how mapping technology can help you teach and understand history? Ryan Horne, the Director of the Ancient World Mapping Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will show how the Antiquity a-la-Carte application allows users […]
Beyond the Scanned Image: Assessing Scholarly Uses of Digital Collections
To make digital collections more useful in research, respondents generally said they would like more completeness of content and a better way to search digital collections for the content they need. Another prominent request was for improved tools to annotate and edit digital collection objects broadly. One respondent said he/she wants “the ability to control […]
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