Basque 2.0 and the Gipuzkoa Commons

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Presentation to the Gipuzkoa Commons Roundtable 8 July 2010, San Sebastian, Spain.

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Basque 2.0 and the Gipuzkoa Commons

  1. 1. GIPUZKOA 2.0 Nancy Proctor, Smithsonian American Art Museum ProctorN @si. edu On Common Ground
  2. 2. What is the Smithsonian … in this Web 2.0 world of information on demand?
  3. 3. The Smithsonian Institution More than 30 million visitors in 2009 & 180 million ‘virtual’ visitors
  4. 4. A Network for the Increase & Diffusion of Knowledge <ul><li>19 Museums </li></ul><ul><li>156 Affiliate museums </li></ul><ul><li>9 Research centers </li></ul><ul><li>And a Zoo </li></ul>
  5. 5. Photo by Mike Lee, 2007; from the American Art Museum’s Flickr Group Our audiences now access the Smithsonian through a wide range of platforms beyond our walls and websites
  6. 6. The Smithsonian has become a Distributed Network
  7. 7. The Museum is a Social Network
  8. 8. A Social Media Case Study
  9. 9. The Museum is transforming from Acropolis…
  10. 10. … into Agora
  11. 11. Who is a curator? http://smithsonian20.si.edu/schedule_webcast2.html
  12. 12. Powerhouse Museum: original online record, incomplete http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/dmsblog/index.php/2009/04/27/ another-opac-discovery-the-gambey-dip-circle-and-the-value-of-minimal-tombstone-data/
  13. 13. Powerhouse Museum: 1 week later… http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=248651 Nancy Proctor, ProctorN@si.edu
  14. 14. Street Museum http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/museum-london-streetmuseum/id369684330?mt=8
  15. 15. NYPL Map Rectifier http://maps.nypl.org/warper/
  16. 16. Stadelijk Museum: DIY AR http://stedelijk.medialab.hva.nl/
  17. 17. Smithsonian Commons <ul><li>Michael Edson, Director of Web & New Media Strategy </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Smithsonian Commons “ The Smithsonian Commons will be a special part of our digital presence dedicated to the free and unrestricted sharing of Smithsonian resources and encouraging new kinds of learning and creation through interaction with Smithsonian research, collections, and communities.”
  19. 19. Smithsonian sites rarely show collections, expertise, programs, research, and community content side-by-side
  20. 20. http://www.si.edu/commons/prototype
  21. 21. http://www.si.edu/commons/prototype http://smithsonian-webstrategy.wikispaces.com http://www.slideshare.net/edsonm Michael Edson: [email_address] Nancy Proctor: [email_address] The Smithsonian Commons Get involved!
  22. 22. <ul><li>What do your audiences want from you? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want from them? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you align both of those to your mission(s)? </li></ul><ul><li>What can you sustain? (small is powerful) </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for change! (make content that lasts) </li></ul>The Basque Commons
  23. 23. Encontrismo Think differently And ask more questions!

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