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Entries from July 4th, 2007

OPAC2.0 – Collection bulk tagging application launched

July 4th, 2007 4 Comments

Today we finished our long awaited ‘bulk tagging’ application. I’d encourage you to give it a go and send us some feedback. We are particularly interested in museum professionals and amateur collecting organisations adding tags in volume to our collection. The application currently targets the user tagging of objects in our collection that have not […]


Trends in web technology visualised as the Tokyo rail network

July 4th, 2007 1 Comment

Information Architects Japan have produced a lovely and witty map of the most popular websites on the Net at the present time. Unlike a lot of other similar projects they have used the Tokyo JR network map as a visualisation method meaning that if you know the JR lines you can make further inferences about […]


Facebook group for museum web folk

July 3rd, 2007 Comments Off on Facebook group for museum web folk

Everywhere seems to be bubbling over with Facebook action at the moment – largely as a result of them opening up their system as a platform for developers. Most applications, so far, have been quite gimmicky but no doubt there will be some interesting ones to emerge in coming months. If you have been pulled […]