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Why webinar?

09/02/2017 Sarah Burry-Hayes

So we’ve planned a webinar. It’s primarily aimed at helping Festival of Museums participants in the run up to their events, but will contain tons of expert advice and everyone is welcome to register and tune in – it’ll be free. We’ll be running it at 2pm on 7 March 2017

Skills

On course for great training courses

It may seem like a long time ago that we hosted our Money Matters symposium but the positive messages continue into our summer and autumn training programmes. We’ll continue to focus on financial sustainability, with an emphasis on generating income to support your mission as well as opening up alternative

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Money Matters step into the spotlight at new symposium

“Money makes the world go round” sang Liza Minnelli in Cabaret… and whilst money may not actually make the world go around, it certainly does help us to deliver our services and protect our collections. Financial sustainability is essential for a growing museum sector, and to help get museums up

Wikimedian in Residence, Sara Thomas
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Happy Birthday Wikipedia!

15/01/2016 Admin

Today is Wikipedia’s 15th birthday, and as Museums Galleries Scotland’s Wikimedian in Residence, I thought I’d pull together 15 highlights of the residency so far. 1) Helping to raise the profile of one of Glasgow working-class heroines by doubling the size of the article about Rent Striker and political activist

Image by Emily Gan, CC-BY-SA
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FAQ: How to fix your museum’s Wikipedia page

05/01/2016 Admin

As Museums Galleries Scotland’s Wikimedian in Residence, I’m often asked what a museum or other GLAM organisation can do with regard to their Wikipedia page.  The answer is often not as simple as you’d think. Wikipedia has strict policies concerning conflict of interest – meaning basically that you shouldn’t edit

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