NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition

Report just released: The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition is a collaboration between the NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in technology are identified across three adoption horizons over the next five years, giving museum leaders and staff a valuable guide for strategic […]

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Sharing Museum data

The Smithsonian is taking a major step in providing access to their collections beyond their walls.  Having had internal data sharing between the 30-odd Smithsonian institutions for years, they are now publishing that data in LOD format.  This will allow collaboration between other organizations and the public. Technical references: Data connection: http://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/lod/about/ References: Slide show: http://www.slideshare.net/szeke/2013-0528eswcsaammp4ppsx Technical paper: http://www.isi.edu/~szekely/contents/papers/2013/eswc-2013-saam.pdf […]

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About us and museums

We have spent so much time with various museums over the years, and pay for our travels with our experience in online technical projects. That leads to the natural opportunity to provide online expertise to museums. Resources for museums Collections search One large opportunity relates to our work in creating custom search engines, this is […]

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Google Museum Services

Google Cultural Institute has a number of  features specifically oriented to helping museums present their collections online. They have just introduced a set of tools for mobile sites for museums – they are in initial testing and you can see more about the early users at: bringing museum to your mobile. Museums interested can signup here […]

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