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Google Glass and museums: The fourth dimension

July 2014

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A completely new technology is entering the North American market: electronic glasses with a frame containing a touchpad—a box that serves as the control centre—on the right side of the frame, where the user can choose various functions. Google Glass has a built-in camera and a microphone, and glass lenses where multimedia content is projected.

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Submissions Needed! Include Your Museum’s Terms in the Next Version of Nomenclature!

June 2014

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The Nomenclature Task Force of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is preparing the release of Nomenclature 4.0. We are asking you, as the front line of museum collections documentation, to recommend new terms, alternative categories for objects, and new definitions.

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The Virtual Museum of Canada at the Canadian Museum of History

June 2014

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The Canadian Museum of History (CMH) is pleased to announce that a Call for Proposals for the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program is planned for June 30, 2014.

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Can you trust the historical accuracy of Wikipedia?

May 2014

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Wikipedia is now the largest free online resource of historical writing. In fact, most of Wikipedia’s 3 million articles are history-related. Should open-source content be used to teach students about history?

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New Documentation Standards for Canadian Museums

May 2014

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Museums are managing their collections documentation in an increasingly networked environment, and are facing ever-changing user expectations for access to information and content interaction.

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