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Europeana1914-1918.eu Alun Edwards & Ylva Berglund Prytz
Public contributors uploaded 1,488 submissions to project website in 4 months The project uploaded 729 submissions (about 3,500 digital objects) from 6 public participation days Public contributions to The Great War Archive 60% of the submissions March- June 2008 were directly received through our website Website: www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/gwawww.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/gwa A Flickr group continues to collect, 3,325 images to date Costs per item: First World War Poetry Digital Archive cost £40.00 / item The Great War Archive cost £3.50 / item
E.g. at the Norwich submissions day, Tues April 8 th 2008 4 project staff, including a subject expert 3 local volunteers About 700 images / recordings were made From this the project catalogued and uploaded 169 digital objects (images and audio) The Great War Archive Approx 60 contributors brought in family keepsakes
Project Woruldhord or world-hoard 4,000 objects collected, mainly learning resources to teach early medieval English history & literature. Roughly 70% online contributions, with no submission days. Collection continues. http://projects.oucs.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/
JISC rapid innovation projects: developing community content, 2010- e.g. Welsh Voices of the Great War Online, using RunCoCo software and guidelines 2,500 objects collected. Roughly 80% from submissions days or direct contact (email / post); very little from the public online. www.welshvoices.com/ www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/digitisation/communitycontent.aspx Welsh Voices of the Great War Online
E.g. at the Munich submissions day, Weds April 6 th 2011 6 UK, 3 DNB, 1 PR staff 8 local staff & volunteers About 4,400 images etc. Catalogued and uploaded 210 digital objects Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten Approx 100 contributors brought in family keepsakes
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