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Nicole Friedman, a bursary recipient from our ‘Life with Digital Projects’ event, shares her experience of the day

By Nicole Friedman MCG hosted a one-day workshop on the topic of Digital Projects (Event Agenda & Presentation slides), with speakers from various parts of the GLAM sector. It was a fantastic opportunity to hear about the challenges that institutions

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Guest post from MCG Spring Event, Innovation: The Emperor’s new clothes

  For the Museums Computer Group spring event 2015, we invited Nicola Adams, a digital media apprentice at Royal Pavilion & Museums Brighton, to attend as a guest blogger and record the day:   I jumped at the chance to

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UKMW14 Guest Post: The New Post-Digital Era

As part of this year’s MCG:UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the Web’, we asked guest bloggers to cover the day and share their impressions of our lineup of speakers. In this post, our first blogger, Kasia Kwiatkowska looks at a day that covered

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UKMW14 Guest Post: From Mercury to Mars

As part of this year’s MCG:UKMW14 ‘Museums beyond the Web’, we asked guest bloggers to cover the day and share their impressions of our lineup of speakers. In this post, blogger Holly Parsons reports back on a day that considered

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Engaging Visitors Through Play

 Guest blog post by Mairead Quinn On the 30th May 2013 Oonagh Murphy and Alan Hook from the University of Ulster hosted a Museums Computer Group conference on play and digital technology in museums.  This event brought together delegates from across

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