MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘QRpedia’

MuseumNext Barcelona: A Wikipedian’s Perspective

MuseumNext Barcelona: A Wikipedian’s Perspective

  From May 23 to 25, I had the amazing opportunity to represent Wikimedia at MuseumNext in Barcelona, joining four other Wikimedians from countries throughout Europe.  Now in its fourth year, MuseumNext brings together an international group of cultural professionals to share best practices in digital engagement in museums. In addition to presenting about QRpedia, […]

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One Small Museum Making a Big Impact: An Interview with Roger Bamkin

One Small Museum Making a Big Impact: An Interview with Roger Bamkin

Roger Bamkin is not only the Chairman of the board of Wikimedia UK, but has also emerged as a leader in the GLAM-Wiki community over the past year. He has coordinated a number of projects at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, including a multi-lingual challenge, which aimed to increase and improve articles related to the […]

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Bringing Together Wikipedia and Teens

Bringing Together Wikipedia and Teens

Over the past two years, more and more museums have become interested in sharing their expertise with Wikipedia, but the primary question remains how?  Once you find the resources, how do you get them into Wikipedia? Museums are also considering ways to provide unique learning opportunities for their communities. At The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, […]

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Going Multilingual with QRpedia

Going Multilingual with QRpedia

As a museum studies graduate student, I have had a number of opportunities to wrangle with exhibit label writing. For any museum, choosing the levels of information to include in an exhibit is a daily battle. And, the need to provide resources for non-English speaking audiences complicates the issue further. Many museums are already using […]

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