Thought I’d jump back in here folks because I’ve just returned from a wonderful, engaging, enlightening, and highly entertaining AAM 2012.
The team in Florence looking for Leonardo’s lost “Battle of Anghiari” is in the market for a new Gamma camera. Watch the Kickstarter video and pass it on.
At the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, most of our projects share one key objective: leveraging resources. For websites we standardized the CMS platform and deployed 20 websites in 2 years with 3 developers. For digitization we created shared studios and digitized 160,000 images, videos, films and slides and got them online in 18 months. And [...]
No, no….not your grant money….(and with apologies for cross-posting because I am getting this email from every direction today)…they need your help with great new ideas. See the posting below. Dear Colleague, Did you know that there is an exciting conversation going on about future directions for the Institute of Museum and Library Services? On [...]
I am absolutely unapologetic about cross-posting this little note. For the past two days I’ve been sitting in a lecture room at CWRU with 50 colleagues from all over the country discussing how we might re envision public services in a world where everyone is connected by high-speed, reliable, big, big bandwidth. the bulk of [...]
Ever since I’ve started in this biz, I’ve noticed a number of similarities with my major projects. Almost always they have to do with sharing and access, but the biggest theme has to do with integration and collaboration. Sometimes the “collaboration” part of that sentence is completely internal. Institutional departments can be just as siloed [...]
Apologies for cross posting. This semester I am teaching a course called “The Convergence of Archives, Libraries, and Museums in Collecting Institutions” for Johns Hopkins University. We just completed Week 10 of the 14-week course. The topic for last week’s discussion was “New models and structures for collaboration.” Yesterday afternoon I was sitting on my [...]
I’m gonna let Joseph Gordon-Levitt speak for himself: http://hitrecord.org/reel
Hello Musematic Readers: Since early last Spring I’ve been working as Co-PI, with Larry Johnson, CEO of the New Media Consortium on the latest incarnation of the 2010 Horizon Report–the first-ever Museum Edition. This report would not have been possible without the hard work of an enthusiastic and engaged Advisory Board (see pg. 34 of [...]
If you haven’t heard about it yet, check out the upcoming Yours, Mine, Ours: Leadership Through Collaboration workshop organized by the folks at RLG Programs/OCLC Research on the topic of library, archive and museum collaboration. There will be a two day event in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Smithsonian, but you can also sign up [...]