I am pleased to announce a training class that I will be leading in August.
It focuses on Archives and Museums in the Digital Age. The course is being offered through the Hong Kong Archives Society.
Here is a brief outline and detailed information:
Museums focus on three core objectives: preserving their collections, education and exhibition of objects and ideas. Museums in the digital age have been transformed by technology in all three areas. Perhaps the most dramatic area is in the way that they share information online.
Archives focus on preserving documentary heritage. At present archives are searching for digital solutions to archiving and how to implement online sharing of resources.
This lecture focuses on practices and ethical issues surrounding digital platforms and how they museums and archives interact with the public.
- Definition of a museum and archives
- Digital cataloging
- Digital Asset Management Systems
- Social Media
- Intellectual Property Issues
- Discussion – how are museums and archives different from other cultural institutions
- Exercise – physical cataloging verses digital cataloging
- Demonstration – How to apply metadata to an object
- Explore – different social media platforms
- Discussion – what needs to be considered when addressing IP issues?
Course Code : 2015_AM_02
Date : August 8, 2015
Time : 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue : 14/F, On Lok Yuen Building, 25-27A Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Course Fee : HK$400
Teaching Medium : English
Speaker : Mr. Robert Trio, Museum Consultant
The Hong Kong Archives Society will award a certificate of attendance to participants.
Enquiries : please email to email@example.com or at 5401-7262.
Registration : Please complete the Registration Form (Word) / Registration Form (pdf) email the form(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org, and send it to Hong Kong Archives Society, PO Box 8374, General Post Office, Hong Kong together with a cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Archives Society Limited”.