At long last, I’m happy to announce the winners of this year’s Best Archives on the Web Awards.
Best re-purposing of descriptive data
Winner: The Smithsonian Institution, Collections Search Center
Winner: City of Burnaby Archives, Charting Change: An Interactive Atlas of Burnaby’s Heritage
Best use of crowdsourcing for description
Winner: Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid, Waisda?
Honorable Mention: PhotosNormandie on Flickr
Most innovative archives on the Web
Winner: The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, Rich Media: Conservation History Association of Texas, Texas Legacy Project Records
Honorable Mention: HerStory 360, The HerStory Scrapbook
This week each of the winners in each category will be featured in a new post, so you can learn more about each of these terrific projects. For more information about this year’s categories, see the announcement post.
I’d like to thank everyone who submitted a nomination, as well as this year’s distinguished jury:
- Christine Di Bella, Institute for Advanced Study
- Cory Nimer, Brigham Young University
- Lance Stuchell, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
- Chela Weber, Brooklyn Historical Society