Category Archives: paper

Keynote ‘Enriching cultural heritage collections through a Participatory Commons’ at Sharing is Caring

I was invited to Copenhagen to talk about my research on crowdsourcing in cultural heritage at the 3rd international Sharing is Caring seminar on April 1. I’ve posted my notes on Open Objects: Enriching cultural heritage collections through a Participatory Commons … Continue reading

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VALA 2014 Keynote: Open Objects: ‘Bringing maker culture to cultural organisations’

In February 2014 I was invited to Melbourne to give a keynote on ‘GLAM making’ at VALA2014 (VALA – Libraries, Technology and the Future). I’ve shared my slides and a storify of tweets from my session at Open Objects: ‘Bringing … Continue reading

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Seminar paper: ‘Messy understandings in code’

I was invited to present at Speaking in Code, an NEH-funded symposium and summit to ‘give voice to what is almost always tacitly expressed in our work: expert knowledge about the intellectual and interpretive dimensions of DH code-craft, and unspoken … Continue reading

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Talk: ‘Digital challenges, digital opportunities’ at MCG Play

As Chair of the Museums Computer Group, it was a pleasure to attend the MCG’s Spring meeting, ‘Engaging Visitors Through Play‘, at the University of Ulster’s Centre for Media Research in Belfast on May 30. I spoke on ‘Digital challenges, … Continue reading

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Keynote: ‘A Brief History of Open Cultural Data’

I was invited to give a talk (which seemed to turn into a plenary then a keynote along the way) for the GLAM-Wiki 2013 conference. I thought it might be useful to put current discussions around opening cultural data for … Continue reading

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Paper: ‘A thousand readers are wanted, and confidently asked for’: public participation as engagement in the arts and humanities

I was invited to give a paper on my research at Digital Impacts: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities, convened by Kathryn Eccles and the Oxford Internet Institute. I’ve also posted Notes from ‘Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities’ on … Continue reading

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Paper: ‘On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a historian: exploring resistance to crowdsourced resources among historians’ at DH2012

I presented a short paper ‘On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a historian: exploring resistance to crowdsourced resources among historians’  (abstract, video) at Digital Humanities 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. I’ve posted a version of my research as it was at … Continue reading

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Talk: ‘Inspiring connections with collections’

I was invited to Auckland Museum to give a lecture on ‘Inspiring connections with collections’. Discussions with staff and the process of preparing for the talks inspired two blog posts: ‘Designing for participatory projects: emergent best practice, getting discussion started‘ … Continue reading

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Talk: ‘What’s the point of a museum website?’

In April I was invited to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, in Wellington, New Zealand, to talk about the role of museum websites in the relationships between museums and their audiences. Preparing for the talk, the discussion … Continue reading

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Keynote: ‘From Strings to Things’, LODLAM Melbourne workshop

Culture Victoria‘s Eleanor Whitworth (@elewhitworth) and Museum Victoria‘s Ely Wallis (@elyw) organised a LODLAM workshop at Melbourne Museum on April 17, 2012.  There’s now an event report on the Culture Victoria blog, Linked Open Data – Melbourne Workshop. I was … Continue reading

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