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Reviewing the National Zoo’s app

The National Zoo’s app has been one of the Smithsonian’s most popular mobile offerings. Its developers, XCO software, presented the results and their learnings to the #SImobile Welcome Wednesday mobile meet-up group earlier this year and have kindly provided their slides here: NZP App – 2013-09-10 LI

Welcome Wednesday 11 Sep 2013: Brainstorming!

Due to technical difficulties with Google Hangouts, we did not stream or record the session. However, we will post notes from the session here and will also try to reschedule the brainstorming session at a later date. Jeff Smith, Assistant Registrar for Collections Information at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, has an … Continue reading

Mobilizing the museum’s permanent collection

Mobilizing the museum’s permanent collection

  From 3-5pm on Wednesday 7 August, Eric Longo from the Museum Computer Network, Emily Black Fry from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Emily Lytle-Painter from the J. Paul Getty Museum talk about keeping your permanent collection fresh through a mobile experience. Eric Longo is Executive Director for Museum Computer Network and an independent … Continue reading

Trying Google Hangouts for Welcome Wednesday

Trying Google Hangouts for Welcome Wednesday

We decided to give it a try and Google Hangouts proved to be a very useful video conferencing tool at last week’s Welcome Wednesday. Participants shared their thoughts on using the Google Hangouts platform as well as information on their current projects and ideas on how to improve mobile visibility and experience. The link to … Continue reading