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Tuesday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:25pm
#t3e: Outreach+

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Presentations
 
Engaging Communities, Unlocking Archives, and Advancing Research through Crowdsourcing
Benjamin Wiggins, Kevin Erhman-Solberg
University of Minnesota, United States of America
 
Want to engage broad communities, transcribe archival manuscripts, or generate a massive original data set? In this workshop, we'll teach you how to harness the wisdom of the crowd with Zooniverse--the world’s largest platform for people-powered research. Workshop participants will be able to craft a functional crowdsourcing project in Zooniverse.
 
 
Imperfect attendance: Using data to plan digital scholarship outreach at Indiana University
Nicholas Homenda, Erika Jenns
Indiana University Libraries, United States of America
 
Workshops and presentations offered by the Indiana University Libraries enhance digital scholarship outreach to broad audiences. This paper will build upon analyses of digital scholarship activities at IU and beyond, investigating attendance patterns, attendees’ disciplinary profiles, and promotional effectiveness in order to inform programming development for upcoming semesters.
 
 
Exploring our special collections: Outreach workshops to promote community engagement and digital literacy
Jenn Riley, Sarah Severson, Deena Yanofsky, Nathalie Cooke, Jennifer Garland
McGill University, Canada
 
The McGill University Library and Archives has piloted workshops for local secondary school students using digitized special collections and HistoryPin maps. This presentation will describe the workshop design, lessons learned, and next steps at McGill to build a systematic community outreach program focusing on crowdsourcing and digital literacy.

Speakers
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Nick Homenda

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Indiana University Libraries
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Erika Jenns

Scholarly Engagement Librarian, Indiana University Libraries
I am the Scholarly Engagement Librarian at Herman B Wells Library at Indiana University. As part of my position, I plan and promote a series of workshops geared toward the graduate students and faculty at Indiana University. I strive to ensure that our students and faculty feel t... Read More →
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Sarah Severson

Coordinator Digital Library Services, McGill University Library
McGill University Library
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Benjamin Wiggins

University of Minnesota


Tuesday October 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:25pm
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