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Web Preservation the UKOLN way

I’m Marieke Guy and I’m a research officer at UKOLN. UKOLN is a centre of excellence in digital information management based at the University of Bath. Although we have library roots (we used to be the UK Office for Library

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‘Linking museums’ – event report and next steps

On a recent balmy July evening, a number of people gathered in a pub in London to discuss ‘linking museums’.  Described as ‘a meetup for people interested in the applications of linked data, microformats, RDFa (etc) for museums and the

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Thoughts on the MCG Spring Meeting 2010

[This week’s guest post is by Rhiannon Looseley, E-Learning Officer (Web), Museum of London, and MCG Committee member. It was originally published on her blog] Early (very early) on Thursday morning, I got up and got the 7.03 train from

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Sober social media, mobile chaos and conversations

[This week’s guest post is written by Shelley Mannion is Digital Learning Programmes Manager at the British Museum’s Samsung Digital Discovery Centre] Four recent events have prompted me to think about trending topics in digital heritage: – Museums and the

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Reviews, Place Pages and Gowalla

[This week’s guest post is written by Frankie Roberto, Experience Designer, Rattle] It’s said that a week is a long time in politics. Right now, in the few days after of a General Election, that’s even more the case. What

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The MCG is for technologists, curators, educators, marketers and more in and around museums. Posts and event news by Mia (Chair), Jess, and the Comms team

  • RT @wezitcamp: Has the BYOD approach failed museums? See what experts had to say during the last edition of @museweb #Digitalmuseum https://t.co/bvtyCJmihH
  • RT @museweb: What if all the museums could be found in one digital resource? Encyclopedia of Indian museums: https://t.co/8CY1JT9UBW #museweb
  • RT @anjacks0n: Related question: do any libraries or archives have their catalogues under version control? Or are they all big pil… https://t.co/hNcUnTiRG7
  • RT @Jisc: What would truly digital apprenticeships look like? We need your help to design a service - join us on 14 June… https://t.co/Zl6Q1uuRqs
  • RT @Piersj: Recruiting for a Lead Engineer / Developer managing the Museum's public facing digital experience inc website& apps https://t.co/ofZMxbtIUN