MUSEUMS AND THE WEB 1998

Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories

Archives & Museum Informatics

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published April 1998
updated Nov. 2010

Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories

Steven Smith

United Focus Pty Ltd

Steven Smith was a teacher of History, English and Computing in South Australia before he and Prue Astley established their consulting firm, United Focus. United Focus is an independent company that provides consultancy and project management services in the Internet and CD ROMs. Their first major consultancy was to project manage and edit a CD ROM to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. They worked very closely with and historian, the Australian War Memorial and State Library of South Australia in selecting and digitising photographs, film footage and oral history tapes. Steven was the principal consultant and writer of a report for the Federal Government, Digitisation of Collections, which deals with the policy issues that arise when museums, art galleries, libraries and archives digitise their collections. He is currently working on related Internet based projects: a database tracking digitisation projects in Australia; professional development resources for staff of collecting institutions; and copyright and the Internet.

Steven has advised and managed a number of Internet and information kiosk projects including those for the Australian Wine Industry , South Australian Tourism Commission, State Library of South Australia, Commonwealth Department for Communications and the Arts and the Australian Institute of Political Science.

Steven will present Digitising Collections: The Redefining of Museums and Web Project Management.


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