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So that was 2010 digital developments in the arts!

It’s that time of year again for Hannah Rudman to sum up the 2010 digital developments in the cultural sector. Generally, we’ve seen more audience participation online and in venue, and digital access to culture becoming a mainstream activity. Here’s my pick of the main developments in each art form: for more detail on what […]

Using mobile technology in museum interpretation: video interview with Nancy Proctor, Ph.D.

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative hosted a workshop on February 15 and 16, 2010 on mobile interpretive tools and strategy. Day One featured Nancy Proctor, head of New Media for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Nancy manages the Museum Mobile project, a blog and wiki for collaborative work on mobile interpretation in museums. You can […]

Nielsen’s latest survey: most online content should be free, but some should be valued (case in point: NT Live!)

With the San Francisco Chronicle’s online offering today reporting on Nielsen’s new survey that 85% of internet users want online content to be free, cultural organisations could begin to panic about what the business model is for digitising their product… However, as ever, I’m not panicing, and am quietly confident 🙂 Nic Covey, Nielsen’s director […]

Free-access World Digital Library set to launch

From: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/apr/08/free-world-digital-library Libraries and archives from around the world have come together in a project to share their collections of rare books, maps, films, manuscripts and recordings online for free. Almost four years in the making, the World Digital Library will launch on 21 April, functioning in seven languages – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, […]

Video: AmbITion Lead: Hannah Rudman

Video: Hannah gives a speedy overview of the AmbITion England project, explaining the focus of the roadshow and talks about why digital development is essential for the arts sector. This presentation was at AmbItion Roadshow South West, at Watershed, Bristol, 9th July 2009.

The Poetry Trust Story (AmbITion case study 2009)

Case study: A small organisation who, through the use of technology, hope to reach audiences all over the world. This is their experience of the extensive digital development, including: a new website, CMS, expansion of content creation into high quality podcasts.

National Theatre (AmbITion case study 2007)

Case study: National Theatre: Creating digital performance archives. The National Theatre has employed digital technology to enhance its archiving facilities, creating high-quality, valuable records of its performances. This not only ensures greater audience satisfaction, but also renders the archive a valuable educational tool….

Hay Festival (AmbITion case study 2007)

Case study: Hay Festival: Digital archive, podcasting. Using digital technology, Hay Festival has unlocked its archive and facilitated public accessibility through broadcasting podcasts of its talks and performances, including both current and historical recordings….