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20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites - CNN.com

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites - CNN.com | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
There are now more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites -- these are some of our favorites.

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Eriksen Translations: Supporting Museums with Translation and Localization

Eriksen Translations: Supporting Museums with Translation and Localization | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 -- Eriksen Translations Inc. will be joining the museum community at the American Alliance of Museums’ 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, held April 26-29 in Atlanta, Georgia. Eriksen works with many prominent museums, both domestically and abroad, helping them make exhibition materials accessible to international visitors as well as local non-English speaking communities.

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It's back! #MuseumSeflie Day on January 21st @MuseumSelfieDay official account

It's back! #MuseumSeflie Day on January 21st @MuseumSelfieDay official account | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
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15 Data-Backed Tips for Successful Digital Marketing in 2015

15 Data-Backed Tips for Successful Digital Marketing in 2015 | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
The secret to successful digital marketing in 2015 is pretty simple. You’ve got to know your customer. The end of an old year and the beginning of a new one is the perfect time to sit down and analyze the characteristics of qualities of your customer. Every niche differs, but these [...]
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It's all about audience led marketing, how well you speak their language & understand what is relevant to them.

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Google partners with the Barbican to show coders are artists - Brand Republic News

Google partners with the Barbican to show coders are artists - Brand Republic News | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
Coders are inherently creative and don‘t need to be partnered with art directors and copywriters, said Google Creative Lab‘s Steve Vranakis at a digital art exhibition at the Barbican last night. - Brand Republic
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Google Glass Could Replace Audio Guides at Some Museums

Google Glass Could Replace Audio Guides at Some Museums | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
GuidiGO announced it will be partnering with museums around the world to offer virtual tours optimized for Google Glass.

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Digital definitions for small museums :: MGNSW

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This fact sheet contains easy to understand definitions used in the world of digital technologies. Terminology is grouped under the subheadings of the basics, the internet, equipment, collection related, media and social media.

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Powerhouse Museum to clear out one-fifth of staff

Powerhouse Museum to clear out one-fifth of staff | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
The troubled Powerhouse Museum will be getting rid of nearly one-fifth of its staff under a major restructure of the cultural institution.
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Seeking a Museum With a Funny Bone, Starting From Scratch

Seeking a Museum With a Funny Bone, Starting From Scratch | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
A museum of humor is being proposed, and an advisory panel, which includes a clown, has been assembled.
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Get a Look at the 9/11 Museum, Finally Opening This Summer - Wired

Get a Look at the 9/11 Museum, Finally Opening This Summer - Wired | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
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The Vesey Street staircase, now called the Survivor Stairs for their role in helping people escape, was recovered and installed in the museum.
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Indiana man accused of stealing brains from a museum and selling them on eBay | The Raw Story

Indiana man accused of stealing brains from a museum and selling them on eBay | The Raw Story | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
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A DAY IN POMPEII

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Love this! New media technology has made citizen journalism more prevalent worldwide. Citizens are often reporting breaking news faster than traditional media reporters. To mark the anniversary of the 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius and promote the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s upcoming exhibition, A Day in Pompeii, Carmichael Lynch launched a social media campaign and website that allowed people around the world to experience the last 24 hours of the ancient city of Pompeii.

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Infographic: Everything you need to know about privacy on Facebook

Infographic:  Everything you need to know about privacy on Facebook | Digital Museums | Scoop.it

As more people sign up for Facebook, it’s important to note that the site largely places privacy control in the user’s hands. The default setting for privacy is public, and many people don’t change it. So what steps can you take to manage your Facebook privacy like an expert?


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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, December 13, 2013 8:04 AM

Gebruik deze infografiek als checklijstje van je privacy instellingen bij Facebook.  

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 13, 2013 3:26 PM

Some valuable tips on maintaining your privacy on Facebook. It is important to know who is watching you.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 15, 2014 6:46 PM

Privacy is in YOUR hands!!!

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Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age - UNREASONABLE

Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age - UNREASONABLE | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
When I was in elementary school, about 50 years ago, teachers used to stand in front of a class of 40 or 50 children and write on a blackboard with chalk.

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Finally, the Museum of the Future Is Here

Finally, the Museum of the Future Is Here | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
Some things belong in a museum. But at the Smithsonian's recently reopened museum of design, a team has been rethinking what a thing is in the first place.
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One day Sydlivmus, our time will come.. 

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Digital security: government role in theft, privacy, legal exposure

Digital security: government role in theft, privacy, legal exposure | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
While government needs to step up to offer online initiatives that meet the level expected by society on digital security, there are risks to consider
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Museum-Worthy Clocks Meant to Change Our Sense of Time's Passing | WIRED

Museum-Worthy Clocks Meant to Change Our Sense of Time's Passing | WIRED | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
The pieces were, according to the designer, “almost a reaction, in a way, to the digitalization of time."
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Acropolis wow as Nicholson Museum sends Lego model 'home'

Acropolis wow as Nicholson Museum sends Lego model 'home' | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
A Lego model featuring the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion temple and the Propylaea - as well as Lego Oedipus, Lego Lord Elgin and Lego Sigmund Freud - is on its way to Greece.
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So excited for the Lego exhibition at Museum of Syd later this year with @sydlivmus

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Arts, culture, collaboration and digital engagement

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In a bid to attract new audiences, museums are increasingly looking to the web. Antony Funnell reports on how arts and cultural institutions around the world, from the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra to the British Museum in London, are looking to engage the public digitally.
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UK Museum Launches Digital WWI Database

UK Museum Launches Digital WWI Database | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
A British museum is launching an ambitious online database to remember the lives of the millions of men and women who served in World War I. The Imperial War Museum hopes that the history project, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of WWI, could form a permanent digital memorial...
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Google Glass Sponsorship Bodes Ill for New Museum - Hyperallergic

Google Glass Sponsorship Bodes Ill for New Museum - Hyperallergic | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
The future of art has arrived, and it looks … not like James Franco dressed in drag, but like a tech developer wearing a silly-looking pair of futuristic glasses. Yes, the future of art is a Glasshole, coming to a museum near.
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Designs Unveiled for London's Natural History Museum Urban Redevelopment - ArchDaily

Designs Unveiled for London's Natural History Museum Urban Redevelopment - ArchDaily | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
Designs Unveiled for London's Natural History Museum Urban Redevelopment ArchDaily Following the news last year that five teams had been shortlisted to redesign and reimagine the grounds of London's iconic Natural History Museum (NHM), five...
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So good to see the area is getting some real attention. This building is so amazing and yet there have been some really heinous buildings put up previously as part of it's expansion. 

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Martin E. Sullivan, Portrait Gallery director who tried to widen museum's ... - Washington Post

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Why Nonprofits Should Excel at Content Marketing | Social Media Today

Why Nonprofits Should Excel at Content Marketing | Social Media Today | Digital Museums | Scoop.it
Getting into content marketing can be daunting, especially for nonprofits. After all, it’s easy for businesses to create content, right? They have the resources and know-how to do so. Not so fast.
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Social Media Analytics | Infographic

Social Media Analytics | Infographic | Digital Museums | Scoop.it

In the past few years, businesses have rushed to use social media. About 94 percent of all businesses now use some form of social media to promote their brand and engage with customers. To be successful businesses need to define their social media goals, know their online audience and have to realize that social media is a marathon not a sprint. 


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Kwang Hyun's curator insight, December 4, 2013 8:07 PM

This is just a data analysis how we use the social media. What we use, how we use it, when we use it, etc.

Kwang Hyun's curator insight, December 13, 2013 1:25 AM

Just a simple infographic about the social media analysis. How we use it and what do we use it. It is very important which tool is the best to use and who uses it the most. That's how we get general information all over the world.

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, January 8, 2014 8:41 AM

Great insights into the growth of social media in business with hints of how education could strengthen their programs to further engage parents, students, and the community at large.