Announcing the winners of the 2010 Best Archives on the Web Awards

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
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    7 Responses to Announcing the winners of the 2010 Best Archives on the Web Awards

    1. Johan Oonen says:

      For more background information on the Waisda? Video Labeling Game – please look at

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    4. Kathy Bryce says:

      For background information on the City of Burnaby Charting Change project, please see several linked blog posts at

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