November 2010 Blog Posts (3)

The Australian National University and National Museum of Australia Scholarship for students enrolled in Museums and Collections Graduate coursework programs in 2011

The scholarship shall be available to assist students with the completion of the Master of Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections), and the Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections) at the Australian National University. The scholarship will be warded on the basis of:

a) academic merit;

b)work experience in a relevant area; and

c)a demonstrated commitment to the field of study.

For Further information and Application forms…

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Added by Sarah Scott on November 29, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

Shanghai 2010

Over 3300 museum people have descended on Shanghai for the 2010 ICOM conference. The main sessions are being held at the World Expo site next to the Huangpu River.



Things happen on a different human scale in China. This is by far the largest ICOM meeting ever. The World Expo closed at the end of October after attracting a phenomenal 70 million visitors. Just a few short years ago, Shanghai had about 6 metro train lines running through the…

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Added by Andrew Simpson on November 20, 2010 at 5:42 — 4 Comments

Museums with libraries and archives

OCLC published a report last week that may be of interest to museums with library and archival collections and smaller museums with more than objects. Taking Our Pulse: the OCLC Research Survey of Special Collections and Archives, by Jackie M Dolley and Katherine Luce (http://www.oclc.org/research/news/2010-10-27.htm) surveys collections in North American research and university libraries, but it also… Continue

Added by Paul Bentley on November 4, 2010 at 17:29 — 1 Comment

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