Category Archives: Museums/Exhibits

Saving Games: Code4lib Mid-Atlantic

Last Thursday I had the privilege to deliver a presentation for the August monthly meetup for Code4lib Mid-Atlantic.   I talked about the challenges facing video game preservation and what they mean for people in cultural institutions.  I want to … Continue reading

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Getting Museums (and Visitors) into the Game: ARGs and Museums

I created this video presentation as part of an assignment during my time in the University of Delaware’s Museum Studies Program. The presentation examines Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) and their uses in museums, examining how they have been implemented in … Continue reading

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US Museum Studies SWAT Team: Notes from the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society

Over the last two weeks I have been helping out some of my University of Delaware Museum Studies colleagues on this year’s Museum Studies “SWAT team” project.  The Project is funded by a grant from the IMLS Connecting to Collections … Continue reading

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Exhibit Review: Inventing the Page: Student Literary Magazines at Drexel – Thoughts from the Opening

Last week, I attended the opening of a new temporary exhibit at Drexel University’s W.W. Hagerty Library.  “Inventing the Page: Student Literary Magazines at Drexel” displays works of creative writing written by Drexel students and published in the University’s various … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Richmond and a Visit to the Museum of the Confederacy

A few weeks removed from my presentation at the “Implementing Connecting to Collections” panel at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History, I am happy to report the presentation was a great success.  The video … Continue reading

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