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The Smithsonian is Printing 3D Replicas of Human Skulls

February 2016

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The Smithsonian is currently using 3D printing to create copies of artefacts for its upcoming travelling exhibition, Exploring Human Origins, developed in partnership with the American Library Association.

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ Mobile App Uses iBeacons to Deliver Accessibility

February 2016

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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has created an innovative mobile app aimed at enhancing accessibility for all visitors. It includes a self-guided audio tour that uses Bluetooth iBeacons to connect with over a hundred Universal Access Points located throughout the museum.

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Canadian Geographic: Deadline for the June 2016 Issue

January 2016

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You have until Monday, February 8, 2016 to submit an artefact in the “What’s This?” feature of the June issue of Canadian Geographic magazine.

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The AGO Opens a Digital Archive of Rare Holocaust Photos

January 2016

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The Art Gallery of Ontario has just launched a searchable, interactive digital archive of over 4,000 rare photographs from its Henryk Ross Collection of Lodz Ghetto Photographs.

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Back By Popular Demand: Free Online Museum Studies Course

January 2016

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The University of Leicester, in England, has re-opened registration for its hugely popular MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in Museum Studies. The six week course requires two hours per week; registration is open now, and the course begins January 18, 2016.

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Enter the AAM Media & Technology Muse Awards

January 2016

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Do you have a great technology project you think is a winner? Now is your chance to enter your project for an award! The American Alliance of Museums has announced their 27th annual Muse Awards competition.

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Now Available in French: SPECTRUM Digital Asset Management

January 2016

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This Collections Trust guide sets out a proposed methodology by which digital asset management can be integrated alongside the existing curatorial and management functions of the organisation to ensure that they are widely adopted and sustained as a core element of practice.

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