Outreach for the Letters of 1916

Outreach for Letters 1916

This blogpost discusses the Letters of 1916 project, the homepage of which can be found here. For my thoughts on the project in general, please follow this link to my previous blog post on the topic.   Before discussing my experience of producing a podcast to promote and disseminate the Letters of 1916 project as part of […]

Crowdsourcing: Ethical and effective?

Crowdsourcing: Ethical and effective?

Question: Crowdsourcing  is alternatively seen as an exploitative practice/source of cheap labour and a way to more fully engage the public in humanities research as opposed to being passive consumers of that research. If both these perspectives have a grain of truth in them, what is best practice in engaging communities but not exploiting them? Terminology […]