1. Introduction The development of digital technologies has benefited the presentation of different aspects of our cultural heritage for many years. Computer-aided design (CAD), geographic information systems (GIS), digital photography, digitisation and 3D scanning, multimedia, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) applications have all enabled heritage organisations to understand, preserve and present … Read more
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1. Understanding the audiences we serve The last few years have seen a necessary acceleration in the digitisation of the UK heritage sector. From the digital upskilling of employees and volunteers, to providing for digital audiences on an unprecedented scale, these changes have no doubt presented challenges to a fundamentally in-person industry. But there are … Read more
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How can I support diversity and inclusion through my online content? A step-by-step guide to inclusivity
1. What is diversity and inclusion, and why should it be a priority for your heritage organisation? From its exploration of our collective pasts to its protection of our public spaces, the UK’s vibrant heritage sector ultimately exists to celebrate our stories as a nation. It is therefore vital that it reflects the diverse makeup … Read more
1. What do we mean by an accessible website? Accessibility is all about recognising the barriers that we, as a society, have put in place; barriers that limit who is able to access and participate in the world. Disabled people, d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, people with experiences of mental health challenges, those with … Read more
1. Why is it important to have accessible social media content? With a few quick fixes and easy steps, your organisation’s social media can be made into a much more accessible, inclusive and successful space. And if you get it right, you’ll reap the rewards of creating accessible social media content. The benefits are as … Read more
1. Introduction Retaining digital skills and knowledge when people leave your organisation is very important, especially for heritage organisations where volunteers change and short-term projects abound. In a sector with high turnover – whether its academics moving on or community projects changing over time – organisations must ensure that they share their hard-earned knowledge before … Read more
1. Introduction A digital content strategy is essential in order for your heritage organisation to find, create and share content for your digital platforms. This resource will take you through how to develop a content strategy that works for your organisation and includes some handy templates to get you started. When digital content is created … Read more