ARTICLES:

Connectivism

Siemens’ article on connectivisim

http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism.htm

Additional Siemens’ articles

http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/index.htm

“Connectivism” based ideas about addressing job crisis from LinkedIn CEO

http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2011/09/08/how-to-solve-the-other-unemployment-crisis/?iid=A_T_News

Archiving Thoughts – Museums, the Internet & the Nature of Knowledge (relates to Seimens’ article)

http://www.spoonfed.co.uk/spooners/tom-699/archiving-thoughts-museums-the-internet-and-the-nature-of-knowledge-5807/

Other

5 Mind Blowing Things Crowds Do Better Than Experts (Comedic tangent to Simon’s crowdsourcing discussions)

http://www.cracked.com/article_19431_5-mind-blowing-things-crowds-do-better-than-experts.html

5 Ways Museums are Reaching Digital Audiences (includes 5 museum you can visit without leaving your computer)

http://mashable.com/2011/08/11/museums-digital/

12 Most Annoying Types of Facebookers

http://articles.cnn.com/2009-08-20/tech/annoying.facebook.updaters_1_facebook-users-friend-online-social-networks?_s=PM:TECH

Barnes Foundation – Outsmarting Albert Barnes

http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/article.asp?article=1686

Happy ending, Partly, In a 13-Year-Old Theft in Bolivia

http://www.artsjournal.com/realcleararts/2011/09/bolivia-colonial-theft-recover.html

Helping the Modern Get Over Itself (About exhibition tendencies of MOMA)

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/02/arts/design/museum-of-modern-arts-painting-and-sculpture-galleries.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&sq=museum&st=cse&scp=29

IPhone App Brings Roman London to Life (Interesting prospect for adding immersion to any museum)

http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/07/29/roman.london.app/index.html?iref=allsearch

Kansas Museum to Feature Virtual Storyteller (Performance programming like Simon mentions)

http://cjonline.com/news/state/2011-01-17/kansas-museum-feature-virtual-storyteller#.TnUiyE9fuiI

http://www.askinteractive.tv/posts/2011/1/26/video_introducing_ask_museum_storytelling

Nat’l Gallery Visitor Attacks Paintings – (Example of the wrong types of participation)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/national-gallery-visitor-attacks-gauguin-painting-officials-say/2011/04/03/AFoATUXC_story.html

http://mobile.dcist.com/2011/08/gauguin_attacker_strikes_again.php

New Museums in the Middle East – Interviews with famous architects who are building in Doha & Abu Dhabi

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/27/arts/design/museums.html#nouvel

New Report Published on Engagement in Museums & Galleries (Failed museum participation)

http://www.phf.org.uk/news.asp?id=1418

Recent Art Thefts in North America

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/media/gallery/Recent-art-thefts-in-North-America/24422

Science Museums Are Failing Grown-Ups

http://boingboing.net/2011/09/23/science-museums-are-failing-grown-ups.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=36761

Struggling Museum Now Allowing Patrons to Touch Paintings (Humorous FAKE article from The Onion)

http://www.theonion.com/articles/struggling-museum-now-allowing-patrons-to-touch-pa,2821/

To Charge or What to Charge (On museums increasing admissions and suggested donations & related article)

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/To-charge-or-what-to-charge?/24451

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/New-York-s-great-museums-could-do-better/24509

Too Rude To show? Facebook’s Nudity ban Often Falls Afoul of Art Groups

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Too-rude-to-show?/24494

Why the Frick Rocks for College Students (About free college night)

http://www.artsjournal.com/realcleararts/2011/09/why-the-frick-rocks.html

LINKS:

Nina Simon – Resource Paths

“Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition” – Brooklyn Museum

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/click/gallery.php

Free2Choose at the Anne Frank Museum

http://www.annefrank.org/en/Museum/Exhibitions/Free2choose/

Human Library

http://humanlibrary.org/assets/files/guides/Living%20Lib%20Organisers%20Guide.pdf

http://humanlibrary.org/downloads.html

I Like Museums

http://www.ilikemuseums.com/

http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/yourcollection/

Interactive Exhibits -Chapter 3, Ontario Science Center’s exhibit, Facing Mars

http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/facingmars/exhibit.htm

Mining the Museum – Fred Wilson

http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/wilson/#

http://www2.citypaper.com/arts/story.asp?id=3876

Netflix and creating rating/recommendations systems with algorithms

http://www.netflix.com

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/netflix2.htm

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2011/09/netflix-ceo-apologizes-for-price-increase-announces-qwikster-to-mail-dvds/

http://blog.netflix.com/2011/09/explanation-and-some-reflections.html

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/netflix

Object-Rich Theatre at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/powerofchildren/html/index.html

Odditoreum – Powerhouse Museum

http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/dmsblog/index.php/2009/07/09/fictitious-narratives-visitor-made-labels-the-odditoreum/

http://play.powerhousemuseum.com/whatson/odditoreum.php

http://www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum_photography/sets/72157621891871473/

Our Green Trail

http://www.ourgreentrail.org/

Pandora

http://www.pandora.com

Post Secret

http://www.postsecret.com/

http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2007/04/postsecret-lessons-in-meaningful-user.html

1000 Awesome Things (similar idea to Post Secret in that it is user-generated content)

http://1000awesomethings.com/

StumbleUpon (as relates to Pandora/Netflix and user-generated rating and selection) – Random webpage generator

http://www.stumbleupon.com

World Without Oil Game – Ch. 4

http://worldwithoutoil.org/default.aspx?showall=true#end

Real life application of a game that used a crowd to solve a complex problem. (Relates to World Without Oil)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/19/aids-protein-decoded-gamers_n_970113.html

Brooklyn Museum Discussion

Brooklyn Museum

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

Skateboarding Exhibition at the Smithsonian Vs. Star Wars at Brooklyn

http://www.sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/rampItUp/index.htm

Sketching a Future for Brooklyn Museum

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/arts/design/08museum.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=brooklyn%20museum&st=cse

St. Pete Museum of History traveling exhibition – Wizard of Oz

http://www.spmoh.org/wizard_of_oz_1.html

Other

3 Commandments for the Next Online Content Leaders (talks of technology and positions of authority)

http://mashable.com/2011/09/13/content-creation-rules/?Campaign

AAM – Emerging Museum Professionals (Networking site for upcoming museum professionals, THAT’S US!)

http://www.aam-us.org/getinvolved/emp/index.cfm

AAM – Resources for dealing with stolen/misplaced/ misappropriated art during the Nazi-Era

http://voyager.shu.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?searchId=354&recCount=50&recPointer=8&bibId=29012

http://www.nepip.org/

Art In Odd Places – Festival in NYC

http://artinoddplaces.org/

Art Newspaper

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/

ArtsJournal – Arts, Culture, Ideas

http://www.artsjournal.com

Aviso – AAM’s job-posting site

http://www.aam-us.org/aviso/index.cfm

Badge Systems for Education

http://openmatt.wordpress.com/2011/09/20/open-badges-launch-rocket-fuel-reaction-and-resources/

Bank of America’s Museum Program

http://museums.bankofamerica.com/

Barnes Foundation & Movie “The Art of the Steal) – Looks at the changing nature of the modern museum

http://www.barnesfoundation.org/#

http://www.barnesfriends.org/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1326733/

http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/article.asp?article=1686

Conserve O’ Gram (NPS leaflets about registration and collections management)

http://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/cons_toc.html

Creation Museum

http://www.creationmuseum.org

http://arkencounter.com/

Cultural Access Network of New Jersey (provides resources in accessibility to arts and culture institutions)

http://culturalaccessnetwork.org/about/

http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/

Dead Sea Scrolls Digitization

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/from-desert-to-web-bringing-dead-sea.html

Fake Smithsonian Historically Hardcore advertising campaign

http://bostinnovation.com/2011/03/21/fake-smithsonian-ads-historically-hardcore-photos/

Freer Sackler Museum Website – In the Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art, D.C.

http://www.asia.si.edu/research/curatorial/currentResearch.asp

Game – Science Museum of London’s Launch Ball

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/launchpad/launchball/

Game – National Media Museum’s Media Mayhem

http://mediamayhem.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/

Gizmodo – Technology Review with helpful articles

http://gizmodo.com/

How Technology is Change the Museum Experience

http://mashable.com/2011/09/14/high-tech-museums/

ICOM (International Council of Museums, includes webpage about Cultural Tourism)

http://icom.museum/what-we-do/programmes/cultural-tourism.html

Idealist (Excellent job search site for non-profit orgs)

http://www.idealist.org/

Informal Science (Contains posts about informal science learning in institutions)

http://informalscience.org/

Instagram (Photo sharing website for the IPhone)

http://instagr.am/

Jason Project – Organization promotes the use of science & education to promote reconnecting with nature

http://www.jason.org/public/whatis/start.aspx

Let’s Move! (Initiative to get Museums & Gardens involved in the cause against childhood obesity)

http://www.imls.gov/about/lets_move_projects.aspx

Maker Faire

http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2011/

http://brooklynimbecile.wordpress.com/2011/09/17/2011-maker-faire-this-weekend-in-queens/

http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2011/

Metropolitan Museum of Art – NEW WEBSITE and RESOURCES

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/26/metropolitan-museum-unveils-revamped-web-site/?smid=tw-nytimesarts&seid=auto

http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/now-at-the-met/from-the-director/2011/welcome-to-our-newly-designed-website

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/

Mused for Iphone App – Helps you find museums nearby

http://musedapp.com/

Museum Ed – (Had various resources for Museum Education)

http://www.museum-ed.org

Museum L  – Listerv

http://home.ease.lsoft.com/scripts/wa.exe?A0=MUSEUM-L

Museum of Interesting Things (Curator Denny Daniel was at Maker Faire 2011)

http://www.museumthings.org/

Museum of Me – Create and explore a visual archive of your social life (is this like a real museum?)

http://www.intel.com/museumofme/r/index.htm

National Constitution Center Exhibition “Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs” (Similar to Simon’s Poll example)

http://constitutioncenter.org/ncc_exhbt_Spies_Traitors_Saboteurs.aspx

National Preservation Society (Seminar in Cemetery Preservation and more)

http://www.npi.org/sem-cemet.html

New Mexico Association of Museums – (Has resources for collection care, exhibition material sources, etc.)

http://www.nmmuseums.org/museum-resources.html

Open Directory Project – Museums (Categories with sites and resources about museums)

http://www.dmoz.org/Reference/Museums/

Pace Gallery – Social Media Exhibition

http://www.pacemacgill.com/show_installation.php?item=100

http://www.briangresko.com/blog/?p=184

RCAAM Listserv – Registrar’s Commitee of AAM

http://www.rcaam.org/

Richard Louv – author who explore “Nature Deficit”, promotes reconnecting with nature

http://richardlouv.com/

September 11: Teaching Contemporary History (Smithsonian conference postings online)

http://smithsonianconference.org/september11/program/

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (Includes a page related to issues with art in Nazi Germany)

http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/highlights/bryan/video/detail.php?content=germany_art

What’s That Bug? (Help for identifying critters having lunch in our exhibitions)

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/

BLOGS:

Center for the Future of Museums – AAM

http://futureofmuseums.blogspot.com/

Colleen Dilen – Know Your Bone (On non-profits & engaging communities through social media)

http://colleendilen.com/

Electronic Museum – Musings about electronic culture

http://electronicmuseum.org.uk/

Exhibit Files (Community blog for exhibition designers and developers)

http://www.exhibitfiles.org/blog/

George Siemens – ELearnSpace

http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/

Herbert Art Museum & Gallery

http://theherbert.tumblr.com/

Hive @ World Maker Faire

http://hivemakers.tumblr.com/

MadaMuseo – Pam Schwartz’s personal/professional blog

http://madamuseo.wordpress.com/

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums

http://www.midatlanticmuseums.org/blog/

Mused – Blog for the Iphone App

http://blog.musedapp.com/

Muse-ologist – exhibition news & reviews

http://muse-ologist.tumblr.com/

Museos Unite (Uniting museums professionals – outdated, but good archives)

http://museosunite.blogspot.com/

Nina Simon – Museum 2.0 (Author of our text)

http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/

Prerogative of Harlots – About museum and collections, and a little paleontology

http://paleocoll.blogspot.com/

Post Secret (related to Nina Simon’s Resource Paths)

http://www.postsecret.com/

Power House Museums (Science & Design Museum in Sydney, Australia)

http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/dmsblog/

Sustainable Museums – Sarah Brophy, a primer on environmental practice in museums

http://sustainablemuseums.blogspot.com/

Thinking About Exhibits (Interesting ideas and thoughts on exhibitions)

http://exhibitdev.wordpress.com/

Young Museums Professionals (outdated, but great archives)

http://youngmuseumprofessionals.blogspot.com/

1000 Awesome Things (similar to Post Secret from Nina Simon’s Resource Paths)

http://1000awesomethings.com/

VIDEOS:

10 Bizarre Museums

Let’s Move! (Initiative to get Museums & Gardens involved in the cause against childhood obesity)

Museum of Obsolete Objects

http://www.youtube.com/mooojvm

Museum of Me – Intel

Museum of Interesting Things: Denny Daniel (was at the 2011 Maker Faire)

NuV-Host – Fully Interactive Virtual Mannequin (Maybe this isn’t too far in the future?)

Pinky Show on Museums

Preparing Art to Go On Loan: Jan Gossaert’s Self-Portrait (Shows process of loaning out an artifact)

Stephen Colbert’s Attempt to Get His Portrait in the Smithsonian

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/147381/january-10-2008/national-treasure-pt–1

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/147444/january-14-2008/national-treasure-pt–2

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/147627/january-15-2008/national-treasure-pt–3

TWITTER HANDLES TO FOLLOW:

Chris Larry (that’s our prof!) @chrislarry33

George Siemens @gsiemens

Pam Schwartz (Classmate) @MadaMuseo

Maker Faire @MakerFaire

Nina Simon @ninksimon

Center for the Future of Museums (AAM) @futureofmuseums

AAM @AAMers

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums @midatlanticmuse

Smithsonian @smithsonian

BOOKS:

“The Digital Museum: A Think Guide” Edited by: Herminia Din and Phyllis Hecht and introduction by: Selma Thomas, ISBN: 978-1-933253-09-1

Impacts of technology in museums today, evaluates different sectors of the museum and responses

“Displays of Power: Controversy in the American Museum from the Enola Gay to Sensation” by Steven Dubin

Discusses various museum controversies in the media

“A Graveyard Preservation Primer” Lynette Strangstad, American Association of State & Local History, 1995

Provides info on accessing a tombstone’s condition and proper cleaning techniques

“Making Museums Matter” Stephen Weil, Smithsonian Books, 2002

Essays discussing the museums’ role in preserving and displaying its collections to the public

“Museum Registration Methods” 5th editions, Rebecca A. Buck

The holy grail for registrars

“The New Museum” John Cotton Dana

Explains the theory behind Dana’s use of museums acting as servants to their community

“The Politics of Education” Paulo Freire

Shares ideas of how to get education out of the classroom & using it as liberation

“Reinventing the Museum, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift” by Gail Anderson

Discusses paradigm shift in museums and how we need to respond

“Unbound by Place or Time: Museums and Online Learning” By: William B. Crow and Herminia Din, ISBN: 978-1-933253-12-1

Online learning in museums and expanding interactions with visitors

“The Virtual and the Real: Media in the Museum” Edited by: Ann Mintz and Selma Thomas, ISBN: 978-0931201-51-6

Experts discuss the philosophy, use and misuse of media and computer technology in museums