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"
Kim Beasley is the ScotlandsPlaces Project Officer. Kim has very kindly written about her social media successes for the third SHSMG blog. What do a nineteenth-century Ordnance Survey record and a seventeenth-century map have in common? Well, thanks to social media they have all been viewed by thousands of people and are some of ScotlandsPlaces […]Read more "ScotlandsPlaces Social Media Successes"
Núria Ruiz is the Digital Development Officer at YouthLink Scotland, where she leads on digital media for a number of national youth work projects. Núria writes for SHSMG in our second blog. What has youth work got to do with social media for museums? Quite a bit, as it goes. For the last six months, I’ve been […]Read more "Empowering young people to talk about history in their own voice"
David McLeod, one of the founding members of the Scottish Heritage Social Media Group has put together this first blog for SHSMG, Using Twitter for Museum Professionals. This blog is an abridged transcript from a talk David did at the Museums Association: Moving on Up Conference, held in February at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. […]Read more "Using Twitter for Museum Professionals"
Do you work or volunteer with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland? Come along to this free and informal meetup to share your social media insights and pick up some tips from the rest of the group.Read more "Living a Double Life | Glasgow Meetup"