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IMA and Technology - Politechnico Milano

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A presentation to the HOC Lab at Politechnico Milano about the IMA's efforts to support the museum with innovative software and technology.

A presentation to the HOC Lab at Politechnico Milano about the IMA's efforts to support the museum with innovative software and technology.

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  • 1. AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY
    Robert SteinDeputy Director for Research, Technology, and EngagementIndianapolis Museum of Art
  • 2. Some facts About the IMA
    IMA BY THE
    NUMBERS
    152 Acres
    300 Staff
    127 Years
  • 3. “The Indianapolis Museum of Art might be the web-smartest museum in America, and its blog is one of my favorite daily reads”
    – Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes
  • 4. 50,000 objects in collection
    2,242 objects on display (4%)
    27,131 objectimages (54%)
  • 5. 2010 Web Stats
    942K Visits (3.75M Hits)
    51% (480K) not in Visit
    53% (498K) not in Indiana
    2010 Museum Attendance428,213
  • 6. IMA Labs
    Innovative Technology Solutions for Arts and Culture
  • 7. The Team
  • 8. What We Do
    Dedicated to strategies that help museums meet their technology goals through collaboration, and open-source tools
  • 9. Open Tools and Collaboration
  • 10. IMA’S DASHBOARD
    Since Oct 2007
    78 Statistics
    135 Users
    250k+ Hits
    6 Topics
    13Departments
    http://dashboard.imamuseum.org
  • 11. Steve.Museum
    Exploring Applications of Social Tagging for Museums
    Founded in 2005
    2006 Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Research Grant
    2008 IMLS NLG Steve In Action
    2008 IMLS NLG Research Grant T3: Text, Tags, Trust
    Open Source software supporting tagging in museums
  • 12.
  • 13. Say Hello to TAP
    IMA’s Mobile Tour Platform
    http://code.google.com/p/tap-tours/
  • 14. TAP into TAP
    First-Class Content Management
    Open-SourceCommunity Owned, Freely Available
    Open Standards (TourML)
    Multi-Platform
    Easy-to-Use iPod Client
  • 15. Drupal Tour CMS
  • 16. iPod Touch Client
  • 17. IMA Mobile / TAP
  • 18. IMA Mobile / TAP
  • 19.
  • 20. ArtBabble Today
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  • 29. Video Centered Experience
  • 30. Note Centered Experience
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  • 34. Feedback from teachers
    Follow-Up Surveys
    Difficult finding / using search features to retrieve videos on a particular topic
    Assumed there were millions of videos available, and so got frustrated with not finding what they wanted (1000+ videos available today)
    Teachers trusted ArtBabble as a source for classroom content
    Authority of ArtBabble videos is unique to the classroom
    ArtBabble Building is more visually appealing with less effort than PowerPoint
  • 35. Getty’s Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative
    Credit Flickr ~scotttboone
  • 36. OSCI Reader
    User Experienced Tailored for Scholars and Citable Content
  • 37. Multiple Layouts (no pages)
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  • 44. Highlights, Notes & Citations
  • 45. Highlights, Notes & Citations
  • 46. Highlights, Notes & Citations
  • 47. Highlights, Notes & Citations
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  • 52. We’ve tested this on all size screens
    Iphone
    Flatpanels 1,2,3, 4, column
    3-screen
    Tiled display wall
  • 53.
  • 54. Up Next
    The creation of a modular publishing toolkit
    Enhanced layout engines
    Offline and print support
    Integration with core museum systems
    Faceted search across catalogues
  • 55. Prego!
    Thank You!