Miércoles, 8 de junio. Salón de actos, 18:30
Courses and conferences
Wednesday, 8 JuneSalto de línea Events hall, 18:30Salto de línea Free admission
The National Archaeological Museum of Madrid, in collaboration with Factoria Cultural Madrid, presents the projects "Micropasts" and "LibCrowds" by the British Museum and the British Library respectively, created in collaboration with Scifabric, a Spanish company that develops technology for the collection, analysis and data enrichment, launching a line of crowdsourcing tasks for the description and catalogue of cultural goods.Salto de línea Salto de línea Micropasts has recovered and analysed an extensive archive of Bronze Age findings, showing that participatory methods (crowdsourcing, citizen science) are completely valid in archaeological research.
LibCrowds is a platform that facilitates the transcription of hand-written index cards into digital format. The aim is to create a vast digital catalog that allows researchers around the world an easy access to important historical information.