Tag Archives: twitter

Twitter as a Professional Network

Major benefit of having class/discussions/networking events online: you can do so in your bed, in pajamas. This week, as I was simultaneously researching for class and watching the first Syracuse basketball game of the season, I was also participating in a twitter chat hosted by the American Association for State and Local History (@AASLH). I […]

Social Media, Darling

Two really interesting articles popped up on my twitter feed this week, and they both had the same focus: social media. The first was a great article posted by several people in our class,┬áThe New York Times article:┬áMuseums, the New Social Media Darlings. Secondly, Museum Hack posted a case study about “How to Bring 900,000+ […]

Curate, Curator, Curating

This past Wednesday was International #AskACurator day on Twitter. I had a lot of fun asking curators at some of my favorite museums questions about their collections, their hobbies and their jobs. (Highlight of the day was definitely getting re-tweeted by the Strong National Museum of Play a.k.a. my favorite children’s museum in all the […]