Web Preservation the UKOLN way

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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 and Information Networking) and are now primarily funded by the JISC who provide leadership in […]

‘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 cultural heritage sector’, it was organised and publicised largely over twitter and on the ‘museums […]

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 Euston to Birmingham for this year’s Museums Computer Group (MCG) Spring Meeting. The theme of […]

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 Web 2010; – Museums, Mobile Devices and Social Media; – MuseumNext; – Museums & Heritage […]

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 does the result mean for the UK’s cultural heritage sector? I haven’t a clue. However, […]

MW2010, Wikimedia, ash clouds: a week in cultural heritage online

[This week’s guest post is written by Mia Ridge, Lead Web Developer, The Science Museum] I will start with a confession: the title of this post is really a lie – I’m mostly writing about the last fortnight in cultural heritage.  As one of those stranded overseas by Iceland’s volcanic ash, my post-Museums and the […]

On curators, journalists, museums and digital publishing

[This week’s guest post is written by Jon Pratty, Arts Council] “Can museum content creators move 2 pace of journalists?” tweeted Effie Kapsalis, reporting from Seb Chan’s presentation at Museums and the Web 2010 in Denver, Colorado. Since I wasn’t at MW2010, just attending vicariously via Twitter and the Conference.archimuse.com website, it was kind of […]

05/04/10 The week in cultural heritage online

[This week’s guest post is by Jeremy Ottevanger, Web Developer at Museum of London Pecker up, Buttercup! Following the uplifting experience of the 2009 Jodi Awards, I vowed to stop being such a miserable sod and to blog some optimism. Well, due to some duplicity on the part of the space-time continuum that never happened, […]

22/03/10 The week in cultural heritage online

[This week’s guest post is written by Gemma Sturtridge, Assistant Collections Officer at the Museum of Croydon] This week I came across the launch of the Connected Histories Project.  Once completed this aims to become the first port of call for researching historical sources by linking up existing databases. This sounds like an exciting project […]

15/03/10 The week in cultural heritage online

[This week’s post is written by Nick Poole, CEO, Collections Trust] It’s been quite a week for Digital cultural heritage! The first stop was a series of new funding calls from various UK and European agencies. Those of you interested in online access and innovation should take a look at the JISC call on Access to […]

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