MUSEUMS AND THE WEB 1998

Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories

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published April 1998
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Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories

Jim Blackaby

Senior Systems Developer, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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 jblackaby@ushmm.org

Jim will present Play it Again, SAMI -- Finding a Tune Museums Might Learn to Hum.


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