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Project Name: 
Project Bamboo
Principal Investigator / Director: 
John Coleman, Martin Wynne
Other Participants: 
not specified
  • Division: Maths, Physical & Life Sciences
  • Unit: Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Sub-Unit: not specified
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2012
Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
Input into the Bamboo process was sought from individuals who come from a diverse range of institutions (small liberal arts colleges to research universities), organizations (consortia to content providers), professional backgrounds (faculty, librarians,
Funder: 
Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Subject Area: 
Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies
Project Description: 

Bamboo was a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary, and inter-organizational effort to bring together researchers in arts and humanities, computer scientists, information scientists, librarians, and campus information technologists to tackle the question: "How can we advance arts and humanities research through the development of shared technology services?" Project Bamboo was an 18-month planning and community design program where through a series of conversations and workshops, the project attempted to map out the scholarly practices and common technology challenges across and among disciplines to discover where a coordinated, cross-disciplinary development effort could best foster academic innovation. Input into the Bamboo process was sought from individuals who come from a diverse range of institutions (small liberal arts colleges to research universities), organizations (consortia to content providers), professional backgrounds (faculty, librarians, researchers, IT leaders, and technical specialists), and regions. Project Bamboo failed to move to the implementation phase.

ICT Methods: 
CategorySub-HeadingsDetails
CollaborationCollaborative interactionTextual interaction (asynchronous)
Data CaptureData ReuseUse of existing digital data
Data analysisSearching/LinkingSearching and querying
Data publishing and disseminationData and resource sharingResource sharing publishing
- -Streaming media
PublishingPresenting
Last updated: 
25/06/2015 16:24:21
Updated by: 
martinw@ox.ac.uk