Salzburg Global Seminar
Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture
On October 19-23, 2011, IMLS hosted a seminar of the topic, Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture, in partnership with the Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria. The seminar convened 58 international leaders in libraries and museums to explore and debate the changing roles and responsibilities of libraries and museums in society.
Read the report from the seminar (PDF, 1.4 MB)
For more information, please see: http://www.salzburgglobal.org/current/Sessions.cfm?IDSPECIAL_EVENT=2961
Connecting to the World’s Collections
From October 28 – November 1, 2009, guardians of the world’s cultural treasures met in Salzburg, Austria, to explore global themes related to conservation and preservation and develop recommendations for protecting collections around the world. The invitation-only seminar, "Connecting to the World’s Collections: Making the Case for Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage," was co-hosted by IMLS and the Salzburg Global Seminar.
Read the report from the seminar (PDF, 3.6 MB)
For more information, please see: http://www.salzburgglobal.org/current/News-b.cfm?IDMedia=52858
Additional partnership content on the IMLS Web site:
July 2, 2012 02:25 PM
Beth Takekawa, Executive Director of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, was one of 58 cultural leaders from 31 countries who participated in the IMLS/Salzburg Global Seminar on Libraries, Museums and the Era of Participatory Culture. She shares her reflections on finding kindred spirits and new inspiration.
Report from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Salzburg Global Seminar convening of 58 library, museum and cultural heritage leaders from 31 countries to explore the changing nature of “community,” “access,” “public value” and “participation writ large” in a digital world.
Sixty cultural heritage leaders from thirty-two countries, including representatives from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, South America, Australia, Europe, and North America gathered in October 2009 in Salzburg, Austria, to develop a series of practical recommendations to ensure optimal collections conservation worldwide.