Enhancing community heritage empowerment through wiki software

Danilo Giglitto

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Abstract

In recent years, the number of digital projects aimed at documenting and preserving communities' intangible cultural heritage (ICH) has grown considerably. Nevertheless, most of these resources do not allow non-professional people to contribute to them. As a result, professional accounts of cultural heritage might miss out the finer-grained knowledge about communities' customs and traditions. This paper tries to show how the creation of community digital archives allowing an "anyone can edit" approach on wiki software gives a better representation of communities' ICH, as well as representing an affordable and sustainable interactive digital presence for historical communities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCSCW’15 Companion Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherACM Press
Pages85-88
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-2946-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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