Thursday, November 17, 2005

Broadband Britain Summit - How to achieve digital excellence in a connected UK society

21 November 2005, QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London
- The Broadband Britain Summit will debate how achieving digital excellence can improve the cohesion of UK society, the wealth of its economy and the quality of life for its citizens. To reserve your place and participate in the debate please contact InterForum on stating in the subject heading 'Summit (EGM)'.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Victoria and Albert Museum podcast

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is publishing the first podcast to be published by a museum or gallery in the UK.

In the first broadcast of the V&A’s podcast users can listen to curators, conservators and researchers telling stories about works in the Paintings Galleries.

An interesting addition with the V&A's podcast is the ability to download formatted images to use with advanced mp3 players that use images.

The Port Moody Station Museum Blog

The Port Moody Station Museum Blog
The Port Moody Station Museum Blog has been online since April 2005.

Port Moody Station in Canada is in its centenary year, visit their main website here.

Online cultural portals

Culture.mondo has compiled a report on the extent of international provision of culture online 'Cultural Portals: Gateways to a Global Commons'.

Full Story:
Culture Mondo! International Culture online revealed in new report

Culture.mondo is the international network for cultural portals, enabling cultural portal authorities to learn about the current state and new trends of cultural portals. Biographies of the steering group.

'Classics for Cats' at the British Museum

'Classics for Cats'
The British Museum Store's latest e-newsletter contains details of christmas present ideas including their CD 'Classics for Cats'; the tracklisting includes Rossini's 'Comic Duet for Two Cats', Confrey's 'Kitten on the Keys' and Greig's 'The Little Bird'.

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