UK Museums on the Web 2011 – call for papers

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UK Museums on the Web 2011 – call for papers

The Museums Computer Group’s annual conference Museums on the Web ‘The innovative museum: creating a brighter future’ – UKMW11 – will be held at the Imperial War Museum in London on 25 November 2011. Join the MCG email list or follow @ukmcg on twitter for updates. The MCG committee often gets enquiries from people interested […]

UKMW10 – Doing more with less: rising to the digital challenge in difficult times

The Museums Computer Group ‘UK Museums on the Web’ Conference 2010 hosted by the Museum of London Including a joint evening session with Wikimedia UK hosted at the British Museum The hashtag for this event was #ukmw10. Themes of the day: The UK cultural heritage sector is entering a turbulent period. The policy landscape is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

UK Museums on the Web 2009: The everyday web: situated, sensory, social

Today, the Web is becoming increasingly a more multi-sensory place, with new visual interfaces, rich sound content, where content can adapt to our physical location, and even where interactions can be triggered by bodily movement. Likewise, software and services (just like our content) can today move with us. This year UKMW will look at digital heritage in the everyday – situated, sensory, social.

UK Museums on the Web 2008: Integrate, federate, aggregate

David Wilson Library, University of Leicester [campus map] organised by the Museums Computer Group sponsored by Culture 24 How (and why) should museums connect their online collections? Should museums pursue a policy of standardised and heavyweight national integration, or a mixed portfolio of more localised lightweight solutions? Should the sector continue to plan for users visiting […]

25th Anniversary Conference, Spring 2007

Presentations A day of papers, presentations and discussions concluded with an anniversary reception at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, the venue of the first ever MCG meeting 25 years ago.

UK Museums on the Web 2005: The digital object

The digital object: visualisation, interpretation, sustainability Hosted by The University of Leicester; sponsored by The 24 Hour Museum, mwr and Simulacra. Thank you to all participants and speakers for making the day such an inspiring and successful event. Presentations and conclusions are below. UK Museums and the Web is not affiliated to Archimuse’s North American […]

UK Museums on the Web 2004: Web enabled

The University of Leicester Hosted and co-ordinated by the Department of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. Sponsored by The 24 Hour Museum and mwr Ltd . Building on the success of the inaugural conference in 2001, this one-day event brought together leading practitioners, policy makers, training providers and commentators, to explore the issues […]

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