Museum blogs

October 4, 2006 § Leave a comment

Below are some of the Museum specific blogs I have been looking at for my research.

MuseumBlogs.org
At the time of writing this there are 77 blogs and nearly 4000 posts and counting. There are both museum and visitor led blogs listed.

Museums blog webring
Another good source for finding Museum related blogs.

Through MuseumBlogs.org I found

Fresh+New
From the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney the Fresh+New blog is firmly aimed at Museum professionals but there’s something for everyone interested in making the conversation between museum and visitor take on that new dimension. Seb Chan is sharing up a storm…….thanks.
About
Fresh+New is run by the Web Services & Digital Media teams at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. The purpose of the site is to act as a repository and sounding board for discussions around digital media and its use in museums.

Musematic
About
Rants and raves on the latest trends in the world of museum informatics and technology. An intrepid cast of experts from the
Museum Computer Network and AAM’s Media & Technology Committee share their insights, observations and tricks of the trade

MODE
About
Up and running since October 2005, Mode is dedicated to exploring museums, design and everything in between.

ideum
I read Jim Spadaccini’s co-authored paper Community Sites and Emerging Sociable Technologies  on archimuse.com. I’d been thinking of researching the effect of web 2.0 on Museum learning and this paper set out the case beautifully.  His biography on archimuse gave me the link to his ideum blog. 

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