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Title:Design Facets of Crowdsourcing
Author(s):Organisciak, Peter; Twidale, Michael B.
Subject(s):social computing
online communities
Abstract:Crowdsourcing offers a way for information scientists to engage with the public and potentially collect valuable new data about documents. However, the space of crowdsourcing is very broad, with many design choices that differentiate existing projects significantly. This can make the space of crowdsourcing rather daunting. Building upon efforts from other fields to conceptualize, we develop a typology of crowdsourcing for information science. Through a number of dimensions within the scope of motivation, centrality, beneficiary, aggregation, type of work, and type of crowd, our typology provides a way to understand crowdsourcing.
Issue Date:2015-03-15
Series/Report:iConference 2015 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Peer Reviewed:yes
Rights Information:Copyright 2015 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-03-24

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