Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities

Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities lays the foundations for a theoretical framework to understand the value of crowdsourcing, an avenue that is increasingly becoming important to academia as the web transforms collaboration and communication and blurs institutional and professional boundaries. Crowdsourcing projects in the humanities have, for the most part, focused on the generation or enhancement of content in a variety of ways, leveraging the rich resources of knowledge, creativity, effort and interest among the public to contribute to academic discourse. This book explores methodologies, tactics and the "citizen science" involved. Addresses crowdsourcing for the humanities and cultural material Provides a systematic, academic analysis of crowdsourcing concepts and methodologies Situates crowdsourcing conceptually within the context of related concepts, such as ‘citizen science’, ‘wisdom of crowds’, and ‘public engagement’

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  • Author : Mark Hedges
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 190 pages
  • ISBN : 0081010451
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities

Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities
  • Author : Mark Hedges,Stuart Dunn
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 15 November 2017
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Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities lays the foundations for a theoretical framework to understand the value of crowdsourcing, an avenue that is increasingly becoming important to academia as the web transforms collaboration and communication and blurs institutional and professional boundaries. Crowdsourcing projects in the humanities have, for the most part, focused on the generation or enhancement of content in a variety of ways, leveraging the rich resources of knowledge, creativity, effort and interest among the public to contribute to academic

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage
  • Author : Ms Mia Ridge
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 October 2014
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Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and practice of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage. It features eight accessible case studies of groundbreaking projects from leading cultural heritage and academic institutions, and four thought-provoking essays that reflect on the wider implications of

A History of Participation in Museums and Archives

A History of Participation in Museums and Archives
  • Author : Per Hetland,Palmyre Pierroux,Line Esborg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 April 2020
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Traversing disciplines, A History of Participation in Museums and Archives provides a framework for understanding how participatory modes in natural, cultural, and scientific heritage institutions intersect with practices in citizen science and citizen humanities. Drawing on perspectives in cultural history, science and technology studies, and media and communication theory, the book explores how museums and archives make science and cultural heritage relevant to people’s everyday lives, while soliciting their assistance and participation in research and citizen projects. More specifically,

A History of Place in the Digital Age

A History of Place in the Digital Age
  • Author : Stuart Dunn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 February 2019
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A History of Place in the Digital Age explores the history and impact of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related digital mapping technologies in humanities research. Providing a historical and methodological discussion of place in the most important primary materials which make up the human record, including text and artefacts, the book explains how these materials frame, form and communicate location in the age of the internet. This leads in to a discussion of how the World Wide Web distorts

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage
  • Author : Mia Ridge
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 April 2016
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Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and practice of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage. It features eight accessible case studies of groundbreaking projects from leading cultural heritage and academic institutions, and four thought-provoking essays that reflect on the wider implications of

Digital Humanities in Practice

Digital Humanities in Practice
  • Author : Claire Warwick,Melissa Terras,Julianne Nyhan
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 09 October 2012
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This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to digital humanities explains the scope of the discipline and state of the art and provides a wide-ranging insight into emerging topics and avenues of research. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics with analysis of current research and practice, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect. International case studies of projects ranging from crowdsourced manuscript transcription to computational reconstruction of frescoes are included in each chapter,

Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities

Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities
  • Author : Willard Mccarty,Marilyn Deegan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2016
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Collaboration within digital humanities is both a pertinent and a pressing topic as the traditional mode of the humanist, working alone in his or her study, is supplemented by explicitly co-operative, interdependent and collaborative research. This is particularly true where computational methods are employed in large-scale digital humanities projects. This book, which celebrates the contributions of Harold Short to this field, presents fourteen essays by leading authors in the digital humanities. It addresses several issues of collaboration, from the multiple

A Companion to Digital Humanities

A Companion to Digital Humanities
  • Author : Susan Schreibman,Ray Siemens,John Unsworth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 April 2008
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This Companion offers a thorough, concise overview of the emerging field of humanities computing. Contains 37 original articles written by leaders in the field. Addresses the central concerns shared by those interested in the subject. Major sections focus on the experience of particular disciplines in applying computational methods to research problems; the basic principles of humanities computing; specific applications and methods; and production, dissemination and archiving. Accompanied by a website featuring supplementary materials, standard readings in the field and essays to

Data Analytics in Digital Humanities

Data Analytics in Digital Humanities
  • Author : Shalin Hai-Jew
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 May 2017
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This book covers computationally innovative methods and technologies including data collection and elicitation, data processing, data analysis, data visualizations, and data presentation. It explores how digital humanists have harnessed the hypersociality and social technologies, benefited from the open-source sharing not only of data but of code, and made technological capabilities a critical part of humanities work. Chapters are written by researchers from around the world, bringing perspectives from diverse fields and subject areas. The respective authors describe their work, their

Research Methods for the Digital Humanities

Research Methods for the Digital Humanities
  • Author : lewis levenberg,Tai Neilson,David Rheams
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 November 2018
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This volume introduces the reader to the wide range of methods that digital humanities employ, and offers a practical guide to the study, interpretation, and presentation of cultural material and practices. In this instance, the editors consider digital humanities to include both the use of computing to understand cultural material in new ways, and the application of theories and methods from the humanities to interpret new technologies. Each chapter provides a step-by-step guide to cutting-edge methodologies so that students can

Routledge International Handbook of Research Methods in Digital Humanities

Routledge International Handbook of Research Methods in Digital Humanities
  • Author : Kristen Schuster,Stuart Dunn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 August 2020
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This book draws on both traditional and emerging fields of study to consider consider what a grounded definition of quantitative and qualitative research in the Digital Humanities (DH) might mean; which areas DH can fruitfully draw on in order to foster and develop that understanding; where we can see those methods applied; and what the future directions of research methods in Digital Humanities might look like. Schuster and Dunn map a wide-ranging DH research methodology by drawing on both ‘traditional’

Research Methods for Reading Digital Data in the Digital Humanities

Research Methods for Reading Digital Data in the Digital Humanities
  • Author : Gabriele Griffin
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 15 February 2016
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The first volume to introduce the techniques and methods of reading digital material for researchDigital Humanities has become one of the new domains of academe at the interface of technological development, epistemological change, and methodological concerns. This volume explores how digital material might be read or utilized in research, whether that material is digitally born as fanfiction, for example, mostly is, or transposed from other sources. The volume asks questions such as what happens when text is transformed from printed

Scholarly Adventures in Digital Humanities

Scholarly Adventures in Digital Humanities
  • Author : Claire Battershill,Helen Southworth,Alice Staveley,Michael Widner,Elizabeth Willson Gordon,Nicola Wilson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 May 2017
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This book addresses the gap between print and digital scholarly approaches by combining both praxis and theory in a case study of a new international collaborative digital project, the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP). MAPP is an international collaborative digital project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, that uses digital tools to showcase archival traces of twentieth-century publishing. The twenty-first century has witnessed, and is living through, some of the most dynamic changes ever experienced