Museums and the Web 98: Call for Papers
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>Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 17:04:12 -0500
>To: (Recipient list suppressed)
>From: email@example.com (J. Trant)
>Subject: Museums and the Web 98: Call for Papers
>With apologies for any duplication; please forward as appropriate.
> CALL FOR PAPERS
> Museums and the Web: An International Conference
> Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 21-26, 1998
> Organised by Archives & Museum Informatics
> Sponsored by the Canadian Heritage Information Network
> The 1997 Museums and the Web Conference attracted over 400
> participants to Los Angeles, to hear reports and analysis by over
> 50 speakers from 11 countries. We expect the 1998 meeting in
> Toronto to bring together more members of the ever-growing Museum
> and the Web community.
> Submissions of papers are requested from those actively involved
> in shaping what the museum will look like on the World Wide Web.
> The Program for Museums and the Web 1998 will be selected from
> proposals contributed in response to this call. Proposals are
> being accepted until October 31, 1997 to present a paper or teach
> a workshop (1/2 or full day).
> Paper proposals should include:
> * Full identification of the presenter(s), including name, job
> title, institution, postal address, phone, fax, email, and
> * The title of the proposed paper
> * An abstract which clearly states the specific contribution
> the paper or presentation will make
> * AV Requirements for presentation
> Workshop proposals must include:
> * Full identification of the instructor(s), including name,
> title, postal address, phone, fax, email, and URL.
> * A syllabus outlining the content to be presented and learning
> objectives for the workshop
> * Dates and places where this workshop has been previously
> * Proposed contract terms
> * AV Requirements for presentation
> Suggested paper topics may include, but are not limited to:
> 1. Moving Museum Programs to the Web
> o Educational Outreach
> o The Museum Digital Community: Electronic Volunteers,
> Virtual Members, Remote Audiences
> o Professional Resources on the Web: Web Museology,
> Virtual Support Networks, Professional Organizations
> o Museum Public Relations via an Institutional Web Site
> o Museum Exhibitions on the Web
> o Higher Education and Museums on the Web
> o Income Producing Activity and the Web
> o Imagebases, Multimedia, and Publishing
> o The Concept of the "Museum" in the Digital Age
> 2. Adapting Museum Structures for the Web
> o Staffing, Training, and Professional Development.
> o Budgeting, Managing, Maintaining and Updating a Web
> o Museum Intranets - Leveraging the Technology for
> In-house Benefits.
> o Consortia, National, and International Projects.
> o Standards, Architectures, and Long-term Strategies.
> o New Technologies & Opportunities for the Near Future.
> o Copyright and Licensing: Protecting and Providing Museum
> o Access & Accessibility: Resource Discovery, Metadata,
> and Domain Naming.
> 3. Evaluating Museums' Presence on the Web
> o Graphic Design
> o Information Architecture and Delivery
> o Content Authoring
> o User Interaction
> o Navigational Structures
> o Communciation Effectiveness
> o Program Support
> o Audience Enhancement
> o Product Development
> DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
> Proposals are welcome at any time; to be considered they must be
> received by October 31, 1997.
> SEND PROPOSALS TO
> MW98 Conference Co-Chairs
> David Bearman, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Jennifer Trant, email@example.com
> or fax them to Archives & Museum Informatics at +1 412-683-7366
> TIMETABLE FOR REVIEW
> Proposals will be reviewed by the conference advisory committee
> and participants will be notified of acceptance by December 15,
> 1997. Abstracts will be made available through the conference web
> site from January 1, 1998. Accepted papers are due February 28,
> 1998, and will be published (on the Web and/or in print).
> FURTHER INFORMATION
> More detailed information about Museums and the Web, 1998 will be
> available from www.archimuse.com/mw98
> SPECIAL PREPUBLICATION OFFER
> MUSEUMS AND THE WEB, 1997: SELECTED PAPERS
> Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant
> Selected Papers from an International Conference held in
> Los Angeles, California, March 16-19, 1997.
> To be released May, 1997
> Pre-publication price $30.00 (Publication price $45.00)
>J. Trant firstname.lastname@example.org
>Partner and Principal Consultant www.archimuse.com
>Archives & Museums Informatics
>5501 Walnut St., Suite 203 ph. + 1-412-683-9775
>Pittsburgh, PA USA 15232-1455 fax + 1-412-683-7366
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* Australian Science Archives Project
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