Julianne McGraw is the Communications Officer at Dig It! 2017 and half of the Scottish Heritage Social Media Group team. In this blog, Julianne will be talking about three social media highlights from Dig It! 2017 alongside some “lessons learned”: Dig It! 2017 is the year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology and we believe that archaeology […]Read more "What’s Working for Dig It! 2017?"
Do you work or volunteer with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland? Come along to this informal meetup to share your social media insights, ask questions and pick up practical tips from the rest of the group. Our guest speaker for May is Laura Brown, social media manager at […]Read more "Talking Teamwork | Edinburgh Meetup"
Laura Brown is the social media manager at the Registers of Scotland, the non-ministerial government department tasked with maintaining land and property records. She is also a travel blogger and has worked with numerous organisations in the tourism and heritage sector. In 2017, the Registers of Scotland (RoS) are celebrating 400 years of Scottish land […]Read more "3 Ways To Make History More Shareable"
Stephenie McGucken is a PhD candidate & tutor at the University of Edinburgh in the History of Art. Her research interests include the uses of heritage in film, and draws on her experiences with various fandoms to help form research questions. She also runs the social media for the Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project. Everyone […]Read more "Heritage Social Media Fandom"
Kiara King is the archivist at the Ballast Trust. Kiara has written about her experiences of running and contributing to multiple twitter accounts. Today I counted up my twitter accounts and realised I have access to 7 different ones. Thankfully I can confidently say that I’ve still had more hot dinners than twitter […]Read more "Managing Multiple Accounts"
Do you work or volunteer with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland? Come along to this informal meetup to share your social media insights, ask questions and pick up practical tips from the rest of the group. Our guest speaker for May is Laura Brown, social media manager at […]Read more "400 Years in 140 Characters | Edinburgh Meetup"
The Scottish History Network was created last year to help share knowledge and develop connections throughout the field of Scottish history. One of their co-founders, Fraser Raeburn, discusses how social media has enabled their work: In late 2015, my colleague Laura Harrison and I were grumbling about how organised Irish historians are. They always seemed […]Read more "The Scottish History Network and Social Media"