Social Scholar: Museums and social media

In general, Museums have taken to social media with the ultimate goal to engage the public with their objects and collections. The purpose is foot-fall; the more people that walk through the doors of the museum the better. Social media helps to promote the organisation, open up a dialogue and discussion with the public, and… Continue reading Social Scholar: Museums and social media

Social Scholar: 19 February – Using Social Media in Museums, Archives and Libraries

The next Social Scholar seminar will take place at 1pm on 19 February 2014 in room 246 (Senate House). This month we will be looking at how two different museums use social media and how this might be of interest to academics, archivists, librarians and other related staff members and students. We are delighted that we… Continue reading Social Scholar: 19 February – Using Social Media in Museums, Archives and Libraries