Jessica BrodeFrank is the Digital Collections Access Manager at the Adler Planetarium; and also studies with the University of London as a doctoral candidate in the Digital Humanities Program. She is responsible for managing the digital collections at the Adler from the act of capture, to metadata, asset management, and digital project creation.
Research at the University of London focuses on crowdsourcing as a means of digital engagement, and the enrichment of metadata with diverse voices as a way towards more inclusive search and representation.
MuseumNext Digital Collections Summit
Monday, 4 October 2021
Inviting the Public In with Online and Onsite Crowdsourcing
This panel uses the partnership between the Adler Planetarium and the Zooniverse.org platform to discuss the experiences, rewards, and challenges of opening up museum collections via crowdsourcing efforts, bringing crowdsourcing onto the museum floor, and using crowdsourced data to enrich collections. Looking at the Adler collections-based projects Mapping Historic Skies and Tag Along with Adler, as well as the affordances for museum teams provided by the Zooniverse platform, this panel provides real experience and lessons applicable to any museum collection.
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