Category Archives: museums

Hoxne Challenge

[This is part of a series of posts from my time as “Wikipedian in Residence” at the British Museum. If you would like to assist in this project (or just eavesdrop), please contact me to join the regular mailout list … Continue reading

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From Sausages to Freedom

Recently I was invited to make two presentations, about the nature of the GLAM sector’s relationship to Wikimedia, one day apart – the first in London and the second in Stockholm. [The imposing looking Nordiska Museet, Stockholm. Photo by Elephi … Continue reading

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Backstage Pass and its achievements

[This is part of a series of posts from my time at the British Museum. If you would like to assist in this project (or just eavesdrop), please contact me to join the regular mailout list and receive news first. … Continue reading

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British Museum by the numbers

[This is the first in a series of posts from my time at the British Museum. If you would like to assist in this project (or just eavesdrop), please contact me to join the regular mailout list and receive news … Continue reading

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Deaccessioning by Copyright

The principal reason for my trip to New York – stop number three on my wiki-world museum tour 🙂 – was to deliver a guest lecture and workshop hosted by the Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University on the relationship … Continue reading

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Indianapolis

Following the adventures in Denver I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak in Indianapolis about Wikimedia, museums and especially about public art because Indy is the home of the “Wikipedia Saves Public Art” (WPSPA) wikiproject.1 As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Wiki World Museum Tour: part 1 Denver

As recorded in last week’s “Wikipedia Signpost” newspaper, several Wikimedians and I recently attended the “Museums and the Web 2010” conference in Denver, Colorado. Please do have a read of the detailed explanation of what we did there at the … Continue reading

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