an Online Cenotaph case study

Michaela O’Donovan and Victoria Passau, Auckland War Memorial Museum. This article updates a presentation at the 2015 LIANZA Conference in Wellington.

Museums and libraries rely increasingly on social media interaction with customers for engagement, promotion and crowd sourcing labour for particular projects, but are we thinking in terms of purposeful connecting, meaningful relationships and enriching collections?

Auckland Museum’s Online Cenotaph, developed in association with memory institutions across the country and launched in late January 2015, was actively designed for digital collection development using social media tools — to harvest the information and digital versions of…

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Auckland War Memorial Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people.

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