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Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice. / Moller, K.; Griffiths, S.; Edwards, B.; Karl, R.; Labrosse, F.; Miles, H.; Moeller, K.; Roberts, J.C.; Tiddeman, B.; Wilson, A.

In: Internet Archaeology, Vol. 40, 18.11.2015.

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Moller, K, Griffiths, S, Edwards, B, Karl, R, Labrosse, F, Miles, H, Moeller, K, Roberts, JC, Tiddeman, B & Wilson, A 2015, 'Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice', Internet Archaeology, vol. 40. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.40.7.3

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Moller, K., Griffiths, S., Edwards, B., Karl, R., Labrosse, F., Miles, H., ... Wilson, A. (2015). Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice. Internet Archaeology, 40. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.40.7.3

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Moller K, Griffiths S, Edwards B, Karl R, Labrosse F, Miles H, Moeller K, Roberts JC, Tiddeman B, Wilson A. 2015. Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice. Internet Archaeology. 40. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.40.7.3

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Moller, K. ; Griffiths, S. ; Edwards, B. ; Karl, R. ; Labrosse, F. ; Miles, H. ; Moeller, K. ; Roberts, J.C. ; Tiddeman, B. ; Wilson, A. / Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice. In: Internet Archaeology. 2015 ; Vol. 40.

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T1 - Crowd-sourcing archaeological research: HeritageTogether digital public archaeology in practice

AU - Moller, K.

AU - Griffiths, S.

AU - Edwards, B.

AU - Karl, R.

AU - Labrosse, F.

AU - Miles, H.

AU - Moeller, K.

AU - Roberts, J.C.

AU - Tiddeman, B.

AU - Wilson, A.

PY - 2015/11/18

Y1 - 2015/11/18

N2 - Archaeologists are increasingly working with crowd-sourced digital data. Using evidence from other disciplines about the nature of crowd-sourcing in academic research, we suggest that archaeological projects using donated data can usefully be differentiated between generative projects (which rely on data collected by citizen scientists), and analytical projects (which make use of volunteers to classify, or otherwise analyse data that are provided by the project). We conclude that projects which privilege hyper-local research (such as surveying specific sites) might experience tension if the audience they are appealing to are 'cyber local'. In turn, for more 'traditional' archaeological audiences (when the primary motivating interests may be the tangible, physical nature of portable material culture or the archaeological site itself), then intangible, digital simulacra may not provide an effective medium through which to undertake digital public archaeology

AB - Archaeologists are increasingly working with crowd-sourced digital data. Using evidence from other disciplines about the nature of crowd-sourcing in academic research, we suggest that archaeological projects using donated data can usefully be differentiated between generative projects (which rely on data collected by citizen scientists), and analytical projects (which make use of volunteers to classify, or otherwise analyse data that are provided by the project). We conclude that projects which privilege hyper-local research (such as surveying specific sites) might experience tension if the audience they are appealing to are 'cyber local'. In turn, for more 'traditional' archaeological audiences (when the primary motivating interests may be the tangible, physical nature of portable material culture or the archaeological site itself), then intangible, digital simulacra may not provide an effective medium through which to undertake digital public archaeology

U2 - 10.11141/ia.40.7.3

DO - 10.11141/ia.40.7.3

M3 - Article

VL - 40

JO - Internet Archaeology

T2 - Internet Archaeology

JF - Internet Archaeology

SN - 1363-5387

ER -