Sunday, February 21, 2010
e-commerce for museums, libraries, and archives
e-commerce for museums, libraries, and archives - 2 March 2010 - London, UK - "E-commerce has gone from a niche activity of on-line start-ups to an essential part of many organisations income generation streams. This course is aimed staff or volunteers in museums, libraries, or archives who are considering starting e-commerce operations; want to know what benefits e-commerce can bring to their organisation; or would like to consolidate their knowledge and understanding of e-commerce. The day will cover a number of aspects of e-commerce and how the cultural heritage sector can apply this technology to improve their revenue streams and improve their digital offer to service users. The day will consist of a mixture of presentations, facilitated discussion, and group exercises so delegates will leave with an greater knowledge of the ins-and-outs of e-commerce. The day will be led by Simon Tanner of King's Digital Consultancy Services at King's College London. Simon is a leading thinker and consultant in how the digital domain relates to museum, library and archive sectors."