“So you are researching what* exactly?”
That is the question most asked me about my research subject for my final thesis. “I research active participation of communities to be formed around a digital cultural heritage platform,” I usually answer. This is then met by a level stare and a non-comprehending nod.
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Bringing the Past to the Present: The use of tagging and storytelling for the enrichment of digital cultural heritage
By Erik Hekman on 18 May 2011
Together with Harry van Vliet I recently submitted an abstract to the International Conference on Knowledge Work and Innovations. In this paper we address the use of social tagging and storytelling in order to enrich digital collections of cultural heritage. The purpose of this conference is to deepen the co-operation between the members of the strategic partner network: HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and Polytechnic University of Valencia by discussing the new practices of knowledge work and innovation creation. We submitted our paper to the Applied Arts track. Let’s hope it gets accepted.
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