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. 

Digital Engagement: Connecting with your audience
A guide to Implementing a Digital Project

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Digital suppliers list for museums and galleries
A list of suppliers for anyone planning to use digital technologies to enhance the galley or museum experience.

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Design Approaches to Digital Projects – A Beginners Guide
This is a guide to help you develop a digital or transmedia project for your museum or gallery.

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Museum Digital Strategy: Examples and Resources
A showcase of digital strategy documents and related resources from leading museums and cultural organisations.

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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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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…

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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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Reports
Culture is Digital
Policy Paper - Using technology to drive audience engagement, boosting the digital capability of cultural organisations and unleashing the creative potential of technology. Developed by the Department…

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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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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…

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Social Media Toolkit for Cultural Managers
This manual explores how organisations can expand their online brand so as to push both the reach and significance of their current social media efforts using a…

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Using Social Media to Engage Audiences
Social media is an important tool, allowing you to communicate to your audience and for them to communicate with you.

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An ABC of Twitter
A quick how to guide to Twitter.

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Digital Transformation in the Museum Industry
Produced in conjunction with Museums & The Web, this 15 page report draws on the views of more than 70 professionals working in museums across the world…

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Creating your digitisation strategy
How you approach the planning of your digitisation work really depends on what kind of digitisation it is. Collections Trust UK has put together this practical strategy…

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