Opportunities and strategies for crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage sector (GLAMs) are the focus of this presentation by Olaf Janssen, project manager for the KB, National Library of the Netherlands
You’ll read what crowdsourcing is, what motivates people to spend their time & money on it and how it differs from old-school voluntary work.
You’ll also learn what added-value and advantages it can bring, compared to frequently mentioned downsides. Furthermore a number of tips for setting up and running successful crowdsourced projects are given.
Then we'll focus on crowdsourcing within the cultural heritage sector. We distinguish six forms of crowdsourcing within GLAMs, each illustrated by a number of examples.