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New Zealand Web Site wins International Award

New Zealand Web Site wins International Award

Global Museum, a 'one-man publication' published from Auckland, New Zealand has won a prestigious Museum Award for Best Museum Professional's Site against better resourced competition.

Museums and the Web 2004 recognise achievement in heritage Web site design and was a key component of a conference held recently in Arlington, VA

The selected finalists were:

Smithsonian Education http://www.smithsonianeducation.org

The CODART list of museums with Dutch and Flemish art http://www.codart.nl

Global Museum http://www.globalmuseum.org

And the Winner was: Global Museum http://www.globalmuseum.org

Judges Comments: I know many of my colleagues make extensive use of Global Museum resources, in particular its Jobs posting service is widely used by both those seeking work and agencies seeking contractors and staff. Despite its very general content focus, there are some very rich areas like the Conservation section in the Ideas area. Here can be found a diverse and very useful grouping of online documents covering a wide range of Conservation practises.

See the results and comment on the Web:

http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/best/win_professional.html

The International Judging Panel:

Best of the Web Judges: All sites are reviewed by a committee of judges.

Robert Abbott
President
Motivo
USA

Manfred Bogen
VP Computer Services
L-Soft International, Inc.
USA

Cynthia R. Copeland
Director Educational New Media American Revolution Project
The New-York Historical Society
USA

James Devine
Head of Multimedia
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery
University of Glasgow
Scotland

Karen Elinich
Director, Educational Technology Programs
Educational Technology Programs
The Franklin Institute Science Museum
USA

Peter Gorgels
Web-editor
Education
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Katherine Burton Jones
Director
Information Technology and Media Services
Harvard Divinity School
USA

Susannah McGowan
Instructional Designer
Center for New Designs in
Learning and Scholarship
Georgetown University
USA


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countries http://www.globalmuseum.org

Owner and Publisher: Roger Smith director@globalmuseum.org

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