Digital

This is where you will find information and practical help about collection digitisation, social media, internet resources and other digital information for museums and galleries. 

Getting your organisation listed on Google (My Business)

Put your organisation information on Google Search and Maps, so that customers can find you, no matter what device they're using.

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Facebook - how and why

Creating a Facebook page for your organisation.

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Facebook Evaluation

The importance of measuring
 the success of your Facebook page.

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How to photograph a painting or two-dimensional artwork

Photographing prints and paintings for documentation or reproduction.

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Twitter for influencers

Review those who follow you, identify the influencers and assist with developing your Twitter strategy.

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An ABC of Twitter

A quick how to guide to Twitter.

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Digital definitions for small museums

What exactly is a digital asset? Confused by technology and wanting to sort your modems from your routers and find out what a tablet is? Then let’s start at the very beginning.

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Copyright and the Digital Economy

This discussion paper by the Australian Law Reform Commission is about copyright and the digital economy.

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Digitising Your Collection - Part 1 Project Planning

This 'thinking about' resource takes you through the first step of digitising your collection - planning your project.

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Digitising Your Collection - Part 2 The Golden Rule of Digitisation

This 'thinking about' resource takes you through the golden rule of digitisation, 'capture once, use many times'.

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Digitising Your Collection - Part 3 Technical Specifications

This 'thinking about' resource takes you through the technical specifications of a digitisation project.

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Digitising Your Collection - Part 4 Scanning and Handling Tips

This 'thinking about' resource takes you through some scanning and handling tips.

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Digitising Your Collection - Part 5 Metadata and Access

This 'thinking about' resource discusses metadata and how to provide access to your digitised collection.

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Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

This is a pre-recorded interview from M&G's Online + Onsite event, between Peter Gorgels from the Rijksmuseum and Susan Cairns.

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Technology, Museums, and the Long(er) Now

This is Suse Cairns' presentation from M&G's Online + Onsite event, about museums, technology and the longer now.

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The MCA Anish Kapoor ePublication

This is Tristan Deratz's presentation from M&G's Online + Onsite event, the MCA Anish Kapoor ePublication.

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State Library of NSW's Curio Project

This is Megan Perry and Louise Prichard's presentation about the State Library of NSW's Curio Project from M&G's Online + Onsite event.

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How-to: Do oral history

This is an M&G guide on how-to do oral history, including why and how.

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Digitisation—a simple guide for museums

Collections Trust UK resource on digitising your collection.

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How to use Instagram to engage audiences

Museum Hack look at four Instagram accounts from museums around the world who are doing it right when it comes to engaging audiences.

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Digital Access to Collections Toolkit

Practical tools for volunteers and staff in small to medium museums, galleries, libraries and archives in Australia that are collecting digital items, undertaking digitisation, and providing online access to their collections.

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The Museums & Galleries of NSW supports and promotes volunteer, artist run and professionally staffed public museums and galleries, and Aboriginal cultural centres, throughout NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Museums & Galleries of NSW is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Museums & Galleries of NSW
(M&G NSW) provides programs and services improving the visitor experience in small to medium museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across NSW.

Interview - Nicola Teffer, Curator, Demolished Sydney

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Moving Histories // Future Projections - interview with curators Diana Smith & Kelly Doley

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Fellowship, Mentorship and Volunteer Placement Program - now open

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Dobell Exhibition Grant launched

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Historic House Anarchist comes to Sydney

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Inaugural Dobell Exhibition Grant recipient announced

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Is a grant from the ARC for me?

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Berrima Museum's new extension

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