Jim Blackaby was educated at the University of Oregon. After teaching
for several years, he accepted a position in the Research Department
of Old Sturbridge Village. From 1980-1990 he served as the Curator of
the Mercer and Fonthill Museums in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. During
that period, he edited the Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging,
provided assistance to the Art and Architecture Thesaurus, chaired the
Common Agenda's Data Base Task Force, and worked with the International
Council of Museum's Documentation Committee (ICOM-CIDOC).
From 1990 until 1996, he worked as an independent consultant in
museum information systems, designing systems for museums and providing
advice on topics ranging from collections management to setting up
computer systems to developing multi-media products for museums. Since
the end of 1996, Jim has been the Senior Systems Developer in the
Office of Outreach Technologies at the United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum. He is responsible primarily for the museum's web based projects,
development and management of the USHMM's intranet site, integration
of collections information in a variety of formats, site development
for outreach education, and working to make technology serve the content-related
issues of the museum and its programs.
Jim lectures on museum topics frequently, teaches museum information
courses as workshops as well as part of the formal academic program
in cultural management at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.
He is active in the Museum Computer Network and ICOM-CIDOC. His e-mail
address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim will present Play
it Again, SAMI -- Finding a Tune Museums Might Learn to Hum.
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