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By Author: Dr Lynda Kelly

innovations@austmus

The Webteam is launching a new initiative: innovations@austmus. Read on to find out more... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jun 2011

Artefact Conservators at work

What are our Conservation staff up to this week?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jun 2011

An App for Museum Conservators?

The following question has been asked on Twitter: "Answers in <240 characters, please! RT: @thesherrin: What would a iPad app for conservators do, or what would they want it to do? #mtogo". I asked one of our Conservators, Sheldon, what he thought... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 May 2011

What is the Colly-gator up to?

Colin Johnson, an exhibition project officer (aka "the Colly-gator") is one of the team working on the restoration and conservation of our oldest showcase. What is he up to?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2011

A modern day detective story

Unlocking the mysteries behind the Museum’s oldest showcase

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2011

Our “misty” showcases

To see or not to see? That is the question.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 May 2011

Yes, we show off too!

Students we consulted in 2010 during the development of the Birds of Paradise exhibition came to see the finished product for themselves today. What did they think?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2011

How to use Facebook as an educator

 Teachers shouldn't shy away from using Facebook ... and neither should museum educators.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 May 2011

21 Free Web Tools for Educators

The latest from Edublogs: 21 free web tools for educators 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 May 2011

Tablets and mobile shopping: what’s the connection?

The world is getting smaller – and so are our computers. What does this mean?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 May 2011