WebWise Reprise 2013: Free Online Webinars

Post originally published on the IMLS website on April 16, 2013 Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), in cooperation with Heritage Preservation, is presenting WebWise Reprise, two online events based on the IMLS WebWise 2013 conference. Both webinars will feature how cultural institutions are using digital images to increase and improve access to their collections. Using […]

Project / Partnership Incubator Group Materials Now Available

Following a very successful WebWise 2013, many participants requested to have copies of the project planning materials from the Project/Partnership Incubation Sessions. Below, you will find links to both individual files and a folder containing all of materials used during the session. The materials are designed to be used sequentially, though some of them can […]

WebWise Workshops and Descriptions Now Available

This year, WebWise participants will have more pre-conference workshop choices than ever before!  There will be eleven possible pre-conference workshops offered over the course of the day on Wednesday, March 6th.  Workshops will range from 90 minute to 3 hour sessions with 4 to 5 possible workshops running concurrently. When WebWise registration opened in January, […]

Tell Us About Your Project Ideas!

For WebWise participants from public, university, and state libraries, history and art museums, archives, science centers, and zoos around the country, project ideas are in ample supply. Most institutions have a long list of dream projects that would further their organizational mission, if only they had the staff had the time and resources to pursue […]

Share Your Project: Lunchtime Lightning Talks

At this year’s WebWise, conference participants have the opportunity to sign up for one of 20 “Lightning Talks.”  Borrowing from a successful model at the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Office of Digital Humanities (ODH), Lightning Talks are an opportunity for those who wish to share the lessons learned, goals, and achievements of their […]

Choose Your Own Adventure: Workshops @ WebWise

Within hours of opening registration to IMLS grantees and the public, conference registrants began submitting ideas for and voting on potential pre-conference workshop offerings.  Through the use of social idea sharing software called IdeaScale, conference goers will have a direct impact on the “look and feel” of this year’s WebWise.  As participants register for the […]

WebWise 2013: And Now for Something Completely Different

WebWise 2013 is set for March 6-8, 2013 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace in Baltimore, MD and the theme will be “Putting the Learner at the Center.” In 2013, WebWise will fully embrace the conference theme, stealing a page from unconferences and THATCamps, by featuring a participatory and interactive format. The new format extends last […]