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Category: Museullaneous

‘Regardfully offered’ by Ferdinand von Mueller

While browsing the uncatalogued material left to the Australian Museum Research Library by naturalist Mel Ward, a scrappy, dirty little volume came to light...

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Nov 2012

The Internet of Things

What is the “Internet of Things” and what does it mean for museums? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Nov 2012

Adventure novels in a natural history library?

Sometimes, items in a specialist library collection might seem to veer a little off-topic...

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Nov 2012

What’s happening with tablets now?

The latest research from Google throws up some surprises ... and some exciting opportunities! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Oct 2012

Natural phenomena in words and pictures

The mid nineteenth century was a fascinating time when science and religion were of equal, and not always conflicting, importance in explaining the wonders of the world.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Oct 2012

A vision realised

Charles Ledgers' 19th century vision for an expansive alpaca wool industry was a long time coming.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Oct 2012

A mobile app or a mobile website?

Continuing on the mobile musing path, when should you build a mobile website and when a mobile app?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Oct 2012

Rolling out mobile products

How do you promote and market apps to potential users, while engaging them before, during and after a physical visit?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012

User-testing mobile apps

What's the process when user-testing mobile apps (or any other digital product)? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012

Where are we at with mobile?

Where are we up to with developing and implementing mobile in our both our physical and online sites?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012