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Category: Museullaneous

Are we addicted to social media?

A new study from the International Center for Media & the Public Agenda (ICMPA) at the University of Maryland suggests that we are.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Apr 2010

Australian Museum Visitors: hobbies and interests

What other interests, hobbies, group memberships etc do our visitors have??

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Mar 2010

Museums and Web 2.0

Notes and links for a Masterclass I'm teaching on March 24, 2010, for University of Technology students.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Mar 2010

Visitors to the Australian Museum use social media

According to our latest visitor research conducted in January 2010, 57% of people that visited the Museum used a social networking site in the previous six months.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Mar 2010

ANZ Public Sector Summit 2010

Attending this two-day conference with a bunch of government folks to discuss all tings open government, Web 2.0 and innovation. It is being co-hosted by CISCO and the Centre for Social Impact. Here’s my notes from today’s session.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Feb 2010

Statement on Climate Change

In its role as a leading scientific institution, the Australian Museum recognizes that climate change poses a serious environmental, economic and social threat to our current way of life and to the security of future generations across the globe.

By: Frank Howarth, Dr Robin Torrence, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Feb 2010

Web 2.0 for small and volunteer museums

I've been asked to speak at the 2010 Australian Maritime Museums Annual Conference on the topic of Web 2.0 for small and volunteer-run museums. On this page you can find my PowerPoint slides and various other relevant links.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Feb 2010

New social media posts

Came across two recent interesting stories about social media I thought I'd share.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Jan 2010

The MyMuseum Challenge

We invite you to participate in the My Museum challenge this January.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jan 2010

What did visitors think about the climate change exhibition?

The Climate Change: our future, our choice exhibition was held at the Museum from May - August 2009. Two case studies gathered detailed feedback from teenagers; and an observation study was undertaken with general visitors to track how they used the exhibition and the total time spent. Here's a summary of our findings.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jan 2010