Published on February 21, 2014
Europeana Awareness WP2 – End user engagement Johan Oomen, Alun Edwards, John Andersson, Frank Drauschke, Alex Hinojo
Three core WP2 objectives Research in end-user involvement that will help define opportunities and challenges for Europeana Launch a two thematic campaigns that each cover a specific challenge for gathering and linking UGC to Europeana Establish close collaborations with the Wikipedia Community
Task 2.1 Tools used to enable end user contributions to Europeana content Oxford University Used to contribute stories in the context of 1914-1918 We Are What we Do and PSNC, Used to upload and publish content for 1989 Spild af Tid, NTUA Digital Storytelling Platform
Digital Storytelling Platform: Editing a Story
Digital Storytelling Platform DSP story player http://panic.image.ntua.gr/awareness/html/index.html #/en/Europeana+1914++1918/5135de43e4b0abc7fefb4964
Deploying the Digital Storytelling Platform • The DSP was evaluated by representative groups of potential users. • In Copenhagen, Den Haag, 10 libraries (WP3) • Findings: solid back-end, insights regarding usability (more detail in D2.4) • Two streams future work, started in YR2: • Adding the platform in Europeana Labs and Europeana gitHub software repository • Investigate using the backend for user created galleries (Europeana Creative)
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1914-1918 in Year 2 of the project • Europeana Awareness has launched campaigns to gather user-generated content about the First World War in 11 countries to date. • In YR2: Belgium and Italy => part of the Europeana Awareness project • France, Romania, Slovenia and Cyprus in addition to original plans. • Awareness staff have trained local staff and updated guidelines.
Visitors, contributors and experts
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http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu Uses the Europeana API
http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu Additional sources From the Stewart Library, Weber State University
Key results 1914-1918 Campaign By the end of YR2, 64,255 digital files with metadata have been supplied by members of the public have been ingested into the Europeana portal. More await further approval A lot of press attention (see WP1) Support from private partner providing on-site scanning
1989 “We made history” Czech Republic (very good special video with subtitles) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HdFdJtAA-0 TV Czech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS0vN11eeVk Poland launch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs7MJ64IDiU project ambassador calling for participation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm_yFl0ALWA Best piece from Poland in English http://tv.pionier.net.pl/Default.aspx?id=2233 TV Poland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SSLzhN4A_s TV Latvia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-YZwpn17Mo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dlEdm0yMS8 TV Estonia http://www.tallinnatv.eu/?id=9075
1989 Campaign in year 2 of the project Poland Free Elections 4 June 1989 Warsaw 8/9 June 2013 Gdansk 15/16 June 2013 Poznan 22/23 June 2013 Baltic Way 23 August 1989 Lithuania Vilnius 9/10 August 2013 Panevezys 13 August 2013 Latvia Riga 23/24 August 2013 Estonia Tallinn 30/31 August 2013
1989 Campaign in year 2 of the project Campaign 2013-2014 Czech Republic Velvet Revolution 17 November 1989 2.11.2013 PLZEŇ 9.11.2013 HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ 17.11.2013 PRAHA 23.11.2013 OLOMOUC 30.11.2013 OPAVA
1989 Campaign launch Project launch 03 June 2013 in Poland, Warsaw Round Table and First Collection Days: 08/09 June 2013 in Poland, Warsaw
Relive the Baltic Way “Pin yourself on the map”
Collection Days Lithuania
Collection Days Lithuania
Collection Days Latvia
Collection Days Estonia
Collection Days Czech Republic
Key results 1989 Successful events in 5 countries Partnership with Historypin (existing platform) Spin off projects • 89 Voices, Europeana • 1989 Online Wikipedia Challenge Result: • 9.611 contributions added to www.europeana1989.eu • A lot of press attention (see WP1)
Task 2.3 Connecting the Europeana community with Wikimedia Chapters Europeana Awareness map.svg. Image by: Lokal_Profil. License: CC-BY-SA-3.0.
Wikipedia Edit a thons, 10 countries Sweden (WW1) – November 7, 2012 Sweden (Fashion) – March 22, 2013 Poland (1989) – June 9, 2013 Denmark (1894) – June 8, 2013 Netherlands, Greece, Australia, Belgium, Germany, Serbia, Sweden and UK (WW1 Edit-athons) – June 29, 2013 Sweden (Fashion) – November 12, 2013 Europeana Fashion Editathon at Nordiska museet in Stockholm https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Europeana_Fashion_Editatho n_2013_11.jpg
Wiki Loves Public Art photo competition • Executed in May 2013 • Sweden, Spain, Austria, Finland and Israel joined the contest in 2013 • 9,250 images were uploaded as part of the contest by 225 uploaders, of which 57 percent were first time contributor • The articles with photos from the contest have been shown a total of 1,353,909 times between May-October 2013.
The winning image from the photo contest in 2013. Ricardo Bofill (Ricard Bofill Leví), Les quatre barres de la senyera catalana 8 DSC09517.jpg. Image by: Coldcreation. License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-ES.
Wikipedia Collaboration: Key results • Enable the Wikimedia community to work with GLAM content (for instance through Edit-a-thons) • Objects added through the collaboration generated 18,825.448 page impressions on Wikipedia in 2013 • Valuable help with finding GLAM partners to work with in various follow up projects. • The internationally oriented focus of the cooperation supports intrachapter cooperation and pan-EU campaigns: • Pan EU challenges (Wiki Loves Public Art, WWI, 1989) • Wiki Loves Public Monuments (2.650) – “Special Award for the best photo of a First World War-related photo”
WP2 Lessons learned in YR2 • The 1914-1918 campaign model is robust, and has inspired memory institutions outside the consortium to organize collection days. • A large number of records (stories) and related files still await cataloguing by our local subject experts. • The 1989 campaign requires a different and more challenging level of engagement, as these events are more recent in public memory • Europeana proved once more to act as a driver for pan-EU campaigns and receive a lot of visibility • Many ways to collaborate with Wikipedia. Bringing the Europeana Network and the Wikipedia Community together
Looking Ahead (1/2) Digital Storytelling Platform • Publish on Europeana Labs, evaluate use for user created galleries 1914-1918 Collection days • Germany, various cities (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany 3031/01/2014, May/June 2014); • The Netherlands, various cities (March 2014) • Greece, various cities (Dimosia kentriki Vivliothiki Veroias, May 2014) • Poland, various cities (National Library, June 2014) • Portugal, various cities (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Fall 2014) • Austria, various cities (ONB, Vienna, Fall 2014) • Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina – currently investigating
Looking Ahead (2/2) 1989 Collection days • Leipzig- 16/17 May 2014 • Budapest - June 2014 Wikipedia collaboration • Detailed in MS10 “Roadmap for collaboration with Wikimedia” • Continue the WW1 edit-a-thons • Coordinate future collaborations – proposed Europeana Taskforce • Wiki Loves Monuments in 2014
Thank you Johan Oomen (on behalf of all WP2 participants) firstname.lastname@example.org
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