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CRC Summer School: Day 2 TAGS: | | | | | Yesterday brought a slight shift in focus, from a general introduction to an in-depth look at specific departments and museum collections. Our morning was spent discussing both current and future …Continue reading →

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CRC Summer School: Day 1 TAGS: | | | | This week the Centre for Research Collections is running its very first Summer School to provide an overview of different aspects of the heritage sector; with a focus on collections, …Continue reading →

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Visit to the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | On Day 2 of KEW, we welcomed the participants to the Centre for Research Collections (CRC). The CRC is the main point of access for the University’s heritage and cultural …Continue reading →

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Student and Community Engagement TAGS: | | | How can libraries, archives, and museums reach out to students, get people interested in their collections, and engage with the wider public? Sometimes it takes doing something completely unexpected. Student …Continue reading →

‘Innovation’: the Emperor’s new clothes? TAGS: | | | | Scott and I travelled down to Cambridge last week to speak at the Museum Computer Group’s Spring Meeting, ‘Innovation’: the Emperor’s new clothes? It was a very informative day that …Continue reading →

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MCG : Museums Beyond the Web Conference TAGS: | The Natural History Museum in London was the setting for the Museum Computer Group‘s Museums Beyond The Web Conference, on November 7th. There was a certain aptness to the venue, …Continue reading →

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Art Exposed TAGS: | | | | | | A chance to experience rarely seen paintings and objects from the University’s Art Collection *UPDATE: Now with added Paolozzi* Recently we learned that the most searched for term on our brand new Art …Continue reading →

Art Exposed

Art Exposed TAGS: | | | | | | A chance to experience rarely seen paintings and objects from the University’s Art Collection Recently we learned that the most searched for term on our brand new Art Collections website was ‘Male …Continue reading →

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Collections

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Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern...

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