A website critique

In a recent Cultural Digital email I said that a newly-launched website for a visual arts venue (I’m not naming them here) fell short in terms of “accessibility, performance, search engine optimisation, and other modern website standards/basic common sense”. I wanted to write something a bit more constructive about the kinds of mistakes and omissions […]

Launching the Library

I’ve launched a thing called The Library. Here’s a bit of background for anyone interested in the what, why, and how. First up, in case you’ve not already, then pop over to The Library and read the FAQ. That should cover the basics. What The Library sits under the Cultural Digital banner – that’s the […]

What Tristram Hunt actually said about digitising collections

“we’re very passionate about it, we’re strong on it” If you worked on the digital side of the museum world I imagine you’d be pretty chuffed to hear a high-profile museum director publicly supporting this kind of work. Right? But if you were following the reaction online over the past couple of days you’d have thought he’d suggested sacking the […]