Online Outreach at RCAHMS
Alan Muirden : RCAHMS Education Manager
Andrew Nicoll : ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer
Online Outreach at RCAHMS
Online Outreach at RCAHMS
Canmore
•Inventory
•> 300,000 recorded sites
• Catalogue
•> 3 million Collection items
• Online Image Gallery
•> 150,000 d...
Canmore
Canmore
My Canmore
Online Outreach at RCAHMS
Online Outreach at RCAHMS
My Canmore
• Launched August 2009
• Final phase of ‘Treasured Places’
• Continuous monitoring, no intervention
• Subject o...
My Canmore – headline results
• > 6,000 registered users
• > 27,000 public image contributions
• > 1,600 public text contr...
MyCanmore contributions
MyCanmore images
© C S Cameron
MyCanmore images
© West Lothian Archaeology Group
MyCanmore images
© Martin Briscoe
MyCanmore text
MyCanmore text
MyCanmore text
MyCanmore text
Flickr
Flickr
Current Projects
Current Projects
Current Projects
Online Outreach at RCAHMS
Alan Muirden : RCAHMS Education Manager
Andrew Nicoll : ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer
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Online outreach at RCAHMS / Alan Muirden, RCAHMS Education Manager, Andrew Nicoll, ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer

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Alan Muirden describes how the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Momunements of Scotland has used social media and crowdsourcing techniques to develop outreach and drive user interaction and collaboration via their MyCanmore site. Twinned with the presentation by Andrew Nicoll on ScotlandsPlaces. Presented at the 6th annual Metadata & Web 2.0 seminar organised by the Cataloguing and Indexing Group in Scotland, held at the National Library of Scotland, 21 June 2013

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  • Launched in 2009 Over 27,000 images Over 1,600 text contributions 6,000 registered users
  • Online outreach at RCAHMS / Alan Muirden, RCAHMS Education Manager, Andrew Nicoll, ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer

    1. 1. Online Outreach at RCAHMS Alan Muirden : RCAHMS Education Manager Andrew Nicoll : ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer
    2. 2. Online Outreach at RCAHMS
    3. 3. Online Outreach at RCAHMS
    4. 4. Canmore •Inventory •> 300,000 recorded sites • Catalogue •> 3 million Collection items • Online Image Gallery •> 150,000 digital images available
    5. 5. Canmore
    6. 6. Canmore
    7. 7. My Canmore
    8. 8. Online Outreach at RCAHMS
    9. 9. Online Outreach at RCAHMS
    10. 10. My Canmore • Launched August 2009 • Final phase of ‘Treasured Places’ • Continuous monitoring, no intervention • Subject of ‘Beyond text’ PhD studentship research • MyCanmore UserGroup formed February 2011
    11. 11. My Canmore – headline results • > 6,000 registered users • > 27,000 public image contributions • > 1,600 public text contributions
    12. 12. MyCanmore contributions
    13. 13. MyCanmore images © C S Cameron
    14. 14. MyCanmore images © West Lothian Archaeology Group
    15. 15. MyCanmore images © Martin Briscoe
    16. 16. MyCanmore text
    17. 17. MyCanmore text
    18. 18. MyCanmore text
    19. 19. MyCanmore text
    20. 20. Flickr
    21. 21. Flickr
    22. 22. Current Projects
    23. 23. Current Projects
    24. 24. Current Projects
    25. 25. Online Outreach at RCAHMS Alan Muirden : RCAHMS Education Manager Andrew Nicoll : ScotlandsPlaces Outreach Officer

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