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2015 Archive

We’re in good company

A post on the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography’s site presents the text of the 2015 AHFAP Conference Keynote by James Stevenson. In looking back at the history of museum photography, he also touches on the history of related practitioner groups: ‘It is interesting to see when other associations in museums were founded: […]

Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement: guest post from UKMW15

Izzy Bartley attended UKMW15 ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’ as a guest blogger. She has written the following post in response to the day:   This year’s Museums Computer Group conference was held in the British Museum on the 26 October with the theme of Bridging Gaps: Making Connections.  The wide variety of presentations made for […]

What did you miss at UKMW15, ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’?

Even if you were at our 2015 conference, it was such a busy day that it was easy to miss a gem. We’ve compiled these event reports that captured some of the flavour of the day. Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement: guest post from UKMW15 by Izzy Bartley Jessica Suess’s event report Frankly, Green and Webb […]

Why should you attend UKMW15 ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’?

Time is running out for you to join the friendly delegates at UKMW15. We think that if you do, you’ll have a great time, learn lots and meet fascinating people. But if you need to make a last-minute case to your boss, or include it in your professional development plan, here’s why UKMW15 is an […]

Notice of the MCG Annual General Meeting at UKMW15

Notice of the MCG Annual General Meeting at UKMW15 This year’s Museums Computer Group AGM will take place at UKMW15 (26 October 2015 at the British Museum). Full details of the AGM can be found below. The AGM will include the election of nominees to the Committee. Joining the committee is a great way to support your peers and help the sector. It’s also an opportunity to meet people, gain valuable skills and experience, and enhance your CV. If you are motivated to help and […]

UKMW15 Museums on the Web Full Programme

BRIDGING GAPS, MAKING CONNECTIONS Sponsored by beacontent Monday, 26 October 2015, Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street WC1B 3DG London   09.30-10.10   REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS   10.15-10.30   CHAIR’S INTRODUCTION AND VENUE WELCOME Mia Ridge, Chair, Museums Computer Group, and Chris Michaels, Head of Digital Media and Publishing, British Museum   10.30-11.30    […]

UKMW14 presentations online

MCG’s sold out UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the web‘ was held at the Natural History Museum in London on Friday 7 November 2014. We’ve collected the best event reports, photos and tweets on our UKMW14 round-up post, and now we’re sharing videos from some of the fabulous presentations given on the day. UKMW14 presentations and slides […]

Sneak preview – who’s speaking at UKMW15?

Tickets are on sale now. Numbers are very limited this year, so make sure you don’t miss out! We’re busy behind the scenes preparing the full programme for UKMW15: Bridging gaps, Making connections, but in the meantime, here are some of the speakers you’ll hear from at the British Museum on October 26: Rebecca Sinker, […]

Guest blog: Aggregation & the Culture Grid

  This is a guest post by Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole following a recent email to the Museums Computer Group list. For further information about the Collections Trust, see http://www.collectionstrust.org.uk.  Last week, I sent a message out via the Museums Computer Group email list announcing some changes to the Culture Grid, the aggregation platform […]

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