Mobile History Tour Apps
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Mobile tour platforms for museums and cultural sites

Increasingly, museums are seeking to move beyond the one-way communication common for most of their existence. The tool being used for this purpose are app…

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Digital media approaches in gardens and historic landscapes

Digital strategies and tools in use for museum collections and built heritage are extremely well documented. But what are best practices when an institution’s collection is living,…

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preservation-social-media
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Preservation social media leadership: The early days

In 2009, I presented to the Preservation Technology Advisory Board for the first time about preservation social media efforts. Though it was the first time…

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oral history
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Crowdsourcing Historical Memory with TellHistory

I’m thrilled today to introduce a project that combines my biggest interests–oral storytelling and cultural heritage outreach through crowdsourcing. It’s appropriately called Tell History. And…

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2006/2016: What’s changed over ten years in #DigitalHeritage

It was 2006 when the digital heritage bug first bit me. I was working as public information officer at a remote National Park Service office…

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#DigitalHeritage 1-2-3: APIs, Apps & Social Media Preservation

#DigitalHeritage 1-2-3 represents news and ideas that caught my attention recently. Have any suggestions for future editions? Let me know via Twitter @heritagevoices. 1: APIs: How Machines…

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Traits of an e-newsletter worth staying subscribed to

Someone asked me recently to name examples of good email newsletters. I have to admit I scratched my head a bit on that one. In…

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Search engine optimization case study for heritage websites

Search engine optimization (SEO): We’ve heard a lot about it a lot over the years. While the approaches change (driven largely by Google) and social…

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Can you spot the historic inspiration for the Voices of the Past logo?

When I looked into a new logo for Voices of the Past, I wanted something that represented both history and technology.  I discovered the graphic…

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Tips on Creating a Large Family Tree for a Gift (with templates)

By Suzie Kolber A large family tree framed and presented as a gift is a wonderful way to honor a person. It is the ideal…

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