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A shareable exhibition

  • 12 May 2014, 10:42 am
  • By John Brunsdon
  • in Online Exhibitions

We quite often find some of the museums we work with can get a little nervous about putting their exhibits online – we’ve even had the comment “if we put everything on the website, why would people visit us if they’ve already seen [...]

WW1 meets WWW to create a very social archive

  • 12 May 2014, 10:12 am
  • By John Brunsdon
  • in digital archives

In a recent post, we highlighted that the best digital museum archives are those that allow and invite public comment and contribution. The Imperial War Museum has done just that with an ambitious and exciting project that records information on the mill[...]

Animation: Digital strategies for small museums

  • 1 May 2014, 2:56 pm
  • By John Brunsdon
  • in Digital Strategy

Here’s a rather nifty little video we came across that does a good job of explaining how small museums can get started on a digital strategy. The video was commissioned by SHAREmuseums East and created by Top Box Media.

Digital collection brings natural history to life

  • 1 May 2014, 12:24 pm
  • By John Brunsdon
  • in digital archives

Spectacular images and rare books documenting America’s rich natural history have been made available to the public for the first time in a very neat new digital archive from the American Museum and Natural History. We like the user friendly way thi[...]

Thornbury and District Museum Case Study

  • 29 April 2014, 2:40 pm
  • By Claire Sully
  • in Digital Museum case studies

Case Studies from the SWMDP Digital Engagement Programme 2014 Thornbury and District Museum joined the project because the volunteer workforce felt their current website was not conducive to doing simple things easily, using up time at the expense of crea[...]