1. Brandanii Archaeology and Heritage, Rothesay, Isle of Bute Email: email@example.com
2. School of Media and Communication, The University of Leeds Email: S.E.Popple@leeds.ac.uk
Cite this as: Duffy, P.R.J. and Popple, S. 2017 Pararchive and Island Stories: collaborative co-design and community digital heritage on the Isle of Bute, Internet Archaeology 46. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.46.4
This article draws on work undertaken during two recent research projects that focused on the practices and experiences of a group of heritage volunteers working on rural settlement archaeology on the Isle of Bute, Scotland. In it we outline the process of co-creation of the YARN digital storytelling platform, explore the methodological approach employed for successful co-design, and reflect on how our initial experiences have led to a longer term, hyperlocal focus around issues of empowerment, upskilling and digital engagement in a Scottish island community.
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