Museums Collections Centre, Birmingham 25 Dollman Street, Birmingham B7 4RQ Training Room
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.
MCG Spring Meeting, 19 May 2009, Roman Baths and Pump Room, Bath Taking the cultural heritage of the city of Bath as its centre point, our spring meeting will this year explore the challenges of using digital media within iconic historic sites and subjects. Led by the city’s heritage team, but with contributions from the […]
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 […]
The Web is changing – faster, smarter, more personal, more social. The software that drives it and the usage that shapes it are evolving at a rapid pace. Is the museum sector responding to this evolution? And as visible and trusted providers of rich and unique content might museums have, in fact, an opportunity to […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Book now to avoid disappointment! The next MCG meeting will take place at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent on 16th and 17th April 2002. The meeting is free to MCG members who have paid their 12.00 pounds subscription for 2002/3. To book a place please contact Lorraine Burton [log in to unmask]) […]
MUSEUMS COMPUTER GROUP One-Day Meeting at The Natural History Museum, London Tuesday 7th September 1999 Sponsored by Ardent Software This meeting will consist of a series of presentations covering aspects of IT within The Natural History Museum of relevance to other disciplines. Because we are expecting a large attendance, the meeting will take place in […]