Twitter at WebWise

This year, we want to encourage WebWise attendees to expand their participation in the conference through Twitter.   Free, high-speed WiFi available throughout the meeting rooms at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace makes participating in the Twitter backchannel easy to do.  What follows are suggestions for how to get the most out of WebWise through Twitter […]

Propose a WiseCamp Session

Back by popular demand, WiseCamp un-conference sessions will offer a dynamic, engaging forum for collaboration, conversation, and participation.   Attendees will have the opportunity to connect, hatch new ideas and get down to real work with potential collaborators during sessions they propose and facilitate. Based on positive feedback from “WiseCamp” participants in 2012, WebWise will […]

WiseCamp at WebWise 2014

This year, WebWise will be drawing from and improving upon the highly popular “unconference” format of previous years by spreading WiseCamp  sessions throughout the first 2 days of WebWise 2014.  In 2012, WiseCamp took the shape of an “unconference” modeled after The Humanities and Technology Camp <>  ( and was held the day before the WebWise2012 Conference. […]

Announcing WebWise Now

In an effort to create a sustained resource for the WebWise community we are pleased to announce the launch of a new publication, WebWise Now. It is an experimental, edited publication that aggregates, highlights, and distributes informally published resources from the open web that have been written by and for gallery, library, archive, and museum […]

WebWise Workshops Announced

For the second year in a row, WebWise participants are playing an important part in shaping this year’s conference.  At the beginning of December, we opened up an IdeaScale voting forum where participants suggested and voted on topics for workshops they wanted to participate in at this year’s WebWise. WebWise will offer eleven workshops throughout […]

Crowd-sourcing Workshops for WebWise 2014

Within hours of opening registration to IMLS grantees and the public, WebWise 2014 conference registrants began submitting ideas for and voting on potential conference workshop offerings.  Once again, WebWise aims to put its theme into practice by engaging its community of participants in developing a dynamic and responsive program that addresses the needs and interests […]

Welcome to WebWise 2014: Anchoring Communities

WebWise 2014 is set for February 10-12, 2014 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace in Baltimore, MD and the theme will be “Anchoring Communities.” Striving for coherence between the conference’s theme and its format, WebWise will continue to engage perspective and registered attendees through community sourcing and engagement.  You’ll find that the format of this year’s […]