Day 2, workshop 6, Anra KennedyPresentation Transcript
The Culture24 Direct Data Entry Community Anra Kennedy - [email_address]
User communities : Website visitors Data consumers 4385 venues
Who are our DDE contributors?
Approx 50% of 4300+ active
Collective: Local authority, National Trust
Volunteer in a very small museum. Limited web access. Enthusiast.
Press/marketing person in small, busy team within institution.
Press/marketing person in larger team working on behalf of a group.
Classification…. controlled vocabularies… Type Date (events calendar) Regions (location) Subjects: Art, History, Science, Teaching & Learning Roles Time (in history) National Curriculum
Free our data
Join up our data
Data must be robust
Data must be up to date
Public data should be free (?!)
I don’t have time
It’s not my job
Why your system?
What’s the point?
What’s my password again?
Be available, responsive and human… Lessons learned:
More lessons learned: Be prepared to repeat yourself, endlessly Justify participation Disclaim AND take responsibility No interface or data set is perfect Think community – yours and others ‘ Humanise’ your language and interface The future for the Culture24 data inputters?