Webinar Subject Archives: Outreach

Adopt-an-Object

A number of collecting institutions have used Adopt-an-Object campaigns to raise funds for artifact conservation. Adoption programs offer a unique opportunity for visitors to meaningfully contribute to conservation efforts and to gain a sense of ownership of their favorite objects and institutions. In this live chat event we discussed existing Adopt-an-Object models and explored the […]

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WebWise Reprise: Oral History in the Digital Age

Digital tools for oral history collecting, curating, and dissemination was a topic at the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ WebWise 2012 Conference. We were pleased to feature it again on a WebWise Reprise webinar. Recorded: Wednesday, June 28, 2012 Duration: Approximately 90 minutes Speakers: Dean Rehberger, Director of MATRIX: the Center for Humane Art, Letters, and […]

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Sharing Public History Work: Crowdsourcing Data

Crowdsourcing was one of the topics at the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ 2012 WebWise Conference. Crowdsourcing is increasing public interest in collections, improving collections management workflows, and becoming easier thanks to several open source software programs. We were pleased to present on it again via a WebWise Reprise webinar. Recorded:  Wednesday, June 14, 2012 Duration: Approximately 90 minutes Speakers: Sharon M. […]

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Taking Preservation to the Fair!

Bronwyn Eve of Illinois Connecting to Collections asks: “The Illinois State Museum is hosting a tent at the Illinois State Fair. I’d like to have a display promoting preservation of collections. Anyone have any ideas for a hands-on project that they would recommend?“

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