Social Media in the ABM (MLA) Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

In December 2009 I was invited to Oslo to give a lecture on social media and museums, libraries and archives to the The Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority (ABM-utvikling) . The Opportunities and Challenges slides are online and below.

Chaired: UK Museums on the Web conference, ‘Sensory’ session

I curated a session relating to the UKMW09 themes of ‘The everyday web: situated, sensory, social’. I was particularly interested in investigating what we could learn from games and how that could be translated to interactions with museums. The conference was held at the V&A, London, on December 2, 2009.

Paper: Continued Communication: maximising your communications in a Web 2.0 world

I spoke on ‘Continued Communication: maximising your communications in a Web 2.0 world’ at the Online Information 2009 conference in London, December 1, 2009, presenting some of the research of the ‘Continued Communication’ research group with Elizabeth Lomas and Benjamin Ellis. Our paper is available in the published proceedings.