Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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upcoming presentation: research results @ mcn

can we learn from tagging?: Tagging might give us some insight into visitor principal investigator of the IMLS research grant, wrapping up this december, i'll be presenting further results from our tagging study at the upcoming museum computer network conference:

Friday November 14, 2008
Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC

Should You Care about Social Tagging? – Findings and Recommendations from

Moderator: Robert Stein, Chief Information Officer, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Participants: Jennifer Trant and Susan Chun
Team members from the project will discuss various issues regarding the use of social tagging online and present findings uncovered during the completion of a two-year research project aimed at understanding the role and function of social tagging for museums. The team will also discuss areas for future research as well as what’s next for the project.

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My presentation from the November 2008 Museum Computer Network annual meeting is now on slideshare [and embedded below].


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