Collections Trust MDO Briefing Day: UKOLN

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A presentation given by Ann Chapman from UKOLN at the Collections Trust Briefing Day for Museum Development Officers in London on 23 November 2009

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Collections Trust MDO Briefing Day: UKOLN

  1. 1. UKOLN is supported by: UKOLN Support for MDOs 23 Nov 2009 London
  2. 2. UKOLN … <ul><li>Aims to inform practice and influence policy in: digital libraries, information systems, bibliographic management, and web technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Carries out research with a range of UK and international partners </li></ul><ul><li>Provides network information services, including the Ariadne magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Runs workshops and conferences </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cultural Heritage Web Site <ul><li>Focus on digital information in the cultural heritage sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics of interest to the sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate use of Web 2.0 tools and services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources developed for workshops and seminars focusing on the sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brings together other materials scattered over main UKOLN web site </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Meet and Learn Events <ul><li>Introduction to Web 2.0 and the Social Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 day Workshop series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recent: Preston, Devizes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dec. 2009: London, Leeds, Leicester </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early 2010: Dulwich, Chelmsford </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations, hands-on time, break-out discussions, networking time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a personal action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slides and other materials available from event page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki for these workshops </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. IntroBytes <ul><li>Concise briefing documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0, blogging, social networks, digital preservation, legal issues …and more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>72 to date </li></ul><ul><li>Often developed as resources for events </li></ul><ul><li>Web page and Word version for A5 double-sided printing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cultural Heritage Blog <ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started Jan. 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular posters: Brian Kelly, Marieke Guy, Ann Chapman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest posts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>News items, reflections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas for using Web 2.0 tools or services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posts on other Ukoln blogs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Web 2.0 in Action <ul><li>Bookshelf – using LibraryThing </li></ul><ul><li>Ariadne digest – using Delicious tags </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs Directory examples – using Dipity </li></ul><ul><li>Event location map – using ACME GeoRSS </li></ul>
  8. 8. Find out more <ul><li>http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/cultural-heritage/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/cultural-heritage/events/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/cultural-heritage/documents/ </li></ul>

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