Wiki Software and
Facilities for Museums
  Prof. Jonathan P. Bowen
      Museophile Limited
       United Kingdom
      ww...
Background
• Collaboration – natural for humans for survival
• Marshall McLuhan – “the medium is the
  message” and “globa...
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums
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Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums

  1. 1. Wiki Software and Facilities for Museums Prof. Jonathan P. Bowen Museophile Limited United Kingdom www.jpbowen.com MW2008, Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 9–12, 2008
  2. 2. Background • Collaboration – natural for humans for survival • Marshall McLuhan – “the medium is the message” and “global village” in the 1960s • WELL (Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link) – started in 1985 • Virtual communities – social networking • Web 2.0 – blogs, discussion forums, wikis, etc. – enabling technology • Technology support improving; community building still needs expertise and effort

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