Situation DÄNEMARK2.0 among Danish archives  Charlotte S. H. Jensen
Who am I?   •   Charlotte S. H. Jensen   •   Development consultant   •   Works at The National Museum of Denmark   •   On...
The archival landscape    •   State Archives    •   Other public archives    •   Private archives (”local archives”)
These are my topics today    •   Social    •   Sharing    •   Crowdsourcing
Most archives use Facebook for…    •   Promoting off-line events    •   Promoting products (Yearbook etc.)    •   Branding...
Most popular on State Archives FB
Archives on Flickr…    •   Old photos    •   Documents    •   Life at the Archives                               How about...
What works for us
Social    •    Facebook is the preferred networking site    •    Most archives have less than 500 likes    •    Content is...
Sharing    •   Things are happening right now…
Crowdsourcing   •    Archives are no. 1 in Denmark    •   - and so are their users!
Amazing projects    •   Danish Demographical Database:        954 people, 20 years, + 15 mio. posts    •   Copenhagen City...
Why do they do it?    •   The project is important - not the institution    •   An urge to help people like themselves    ...
Challenges right now    •   Connect online and onsite    •   Embrace 2.0 tech to help people use archives    •   Take crow...
SpørgsmålLet´s hook upFacebook: facebook/charlotteshjTwitter: @charlotteshjLinkedin: linkedin.com/in/charlotteshjBlog: cha...
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Social and sharing among Danish archives. Presentation and notes from Tagung Offene Archive, Speyer 23-11-2012.

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Situation Dänemark

  1. 1. Situation DÄNEMARK2.0 among Danish archives Charlotte S. H. Jensen
  2. 2. Who am I? • Charlotte S. H. Jensen • Development consultant • Works at The National Museum of Denmark • On part-time loan to State Archives of Denmark • Background in – and great love of archives
  3. 3. The archival landscape • State Archives • Other public archives • Private archives (”local archives”)
  4. 4. These are my topics today • Social • Sharing • Crowdsourcing
  5. 5. Most archives use Facebook for… • Promoting off-line events • Promoting products (Yearbook etc.) • Branding of the physical archives Mention of participation in events Links to articles etc. from the press etc. Does that work? Does it help achieve mission?
  6. 6. Most popular on State Archives FB
  7. 7. Archives on Flickr… • Old photos • Documents • Life at the Archives How about CC?
  8. 8. What works for us
  9. 9. Social • Facebook is the preferred networking site • Most archives have less than 500 likes • Content is very focused on the institution
  10. 10. Sharing • Things are happening right now…
  11. 11. Crowdsourcing • Archives are no. 1 in Denmark • - and so are their users!
  12. 12. Amazing projects • Danish Demographical Database: 954 people, 20 years, + 15 mio. posts • Copenhagen City Archives: 400 people, 1 ½ year, 1, 4 mio. posts • Nygaards indexcards: 5 people, 14 months, 425.000 photos 40 people, 14 months 425.000 posts indexed
  13. 13. Why do they do it? • The project is important - not the institution • An urge to help people like themselves • Making a lasting ressource is important • Aknowledgement is necessary
  14. 14. Challenges right now • Connect online and onsite • Embrace 2.0 tech to help people use archives • Take crowdspourcing to the next level • Make online ressources more nerd-friendly • Become mobile – get responsive
  15. 15. SpørgsmålLet´s hook upFacebook: facebook/charlotteshjTwitter: @charlotteshjLinkedin: linkedin.com/in/charlotteshjBlog: charlotteshj.wordpress.com

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