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Can you help this heritage project? Using GlobalGiving to restore a kullë house in Gjirokastra, Albania

The City of Stone’s iconic kullë houses have a new ally in GlobalGiving, an online fundraising site that is harnessing the power of social media to raise funds for charitable projects around the world. Adventures in Preservation’s restoration of a kullë house in Gjirokastra, Albania, is one of the projects competing in GlobalGiving’s Open Challenge […]


Meet the Blogger: Lynne Thomas of “Confessions of a Curator”

Lynne Thomas is the Head of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University, a teaching and research collection with a special emphasis on American popular culture materials from the 19th and 20th centuries. At Confessions of a Curator, she blogs about collections and the social web. She is the co-author with Beth M. Whittaker of Special Collections 2.0, which examines Web 2.0 tech for cultural heritage collections, from Libraries Unlimited.


Strategy Kit: Goals, Objectives and Tactics for #DigitalHeritage Outreach Planning

The pervasiveness of online tools makes engagement ever easier, and as a result, a less meaningful measure of influence. Conversely, planning for digital communications is often an uncomfortable and intensive process that results in more effective online initiatives by clarifying audiences and expectations. Based on my presentation at the 2013 Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, […]


Meet the Blogger: Mike Anderson of “Ancient History”

Mike Anderson’s blog “Ancient History” is framed by a statement and a question: “History can teach us about the present. Are we progressing or regressing?” In this Meet the Blogger interview, we ask him that question, as well as his tips for conveying the importance of ancient history through the web. How did your interest […]

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