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Museums and the Web

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

Museums and the Web 2012 (MW2012): MW Online – The Permanent Backchannel

You  can  find the Museums and the Web community on-line in the following on-line social spaces.
Join us!

Do you have a preferred social media venue? Why? Let us know in the comments. our on-line community

Ours is a ~3,400+ member on-line community of cultural informatics professionals, that includes blogs, discussions, a bibliography of all past MW papers, and user profiles. Anyone can contribute!

Watch what's happening with museums and the web on-line in the backchannel twitter feed (in the sidebar), or the full aggregated feed (a Yahoo! Pipe – that pulls together blog postings, photos, tweets and more). 

Our Feed on Twitter


Follow museweb on the Twitter micro-blogging service for announcements and links of interest.

Check out museweb's followers; it's a great way to find other people + museums. There are also twitter lists of MW2012-presenters, the MW2012 Best of the Web panel. and the MW2012 Program Committee.

@museweb if you want to get in touch.


Our Tag: museweb

Our topical hashtag is #museweb: use it in your tweets about museums and the web. Details specific to the meeting use the #mw2012 hashtag.



Use the museweb tag generally, for blog postings, or through live bloggers. All kinds of Museums and the Web attendees blog regularly; please use the museweb tag so others can find your posts!

Our Tag in museweb

Use the museweb tag to identify useful sites in and share them with your colleagues.




Our Pictures on Flickr

We share photos in a Flickr group: Museums and the Web 2011 (mw2011-15th)

Feel free to join the group and add your images of MW. here are Flickr groups for each conference since Museums and the Web 2005!


Our Presentations on Slideshare

We share presentations on Slideshare in the Museums and the Web group. There will also be a Slideshare event for the MW2012 conference, check back after the confrence.

See presentations from last year's conference: Museums and the Web 2011.





Our Group on LinkedIn

If you maintain a professional profile on LinkedIn, join the Museums and the Web group. 

As of the November 2012, there are ~4,075 members.





Our LinkedIn Event

Let your colleagues know you're were at Museums and the Web 2012 by RSVPing to our LinkedIn Event.




Our Page on Facebook


Our Event on Facebook

Let your friends know you are coming to MW2011. 

RSVP to Museums and the Web 2012 through the Museums and the Web 2012 Facebook Event






Local Information

We're also using on-line tools to gather useful information about Philadelphia for MW2012 delegates.