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Salzburg Global Seminar

Salzburg Global Seminar logoLibraries 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:
SGS Report 2012 hlt
Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture


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. Read More

 
cover of Connecting to the World's Collections: Making the Case for the Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage
Connecting to the World's Collections: Making the Case for the Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage


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. Read More