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Excellence in Label Writing-Awards

Category: Alliance Blog

Beyond the Label: Strategies for effective interactive media

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2015 edition of Museum magazine. Creating digital interactive experiences in museums can be costly and time-consuming. Given the …

10 Best Practices of Accessible Museum Websites

Category: Alliance Blog
This article explores ten high-impact areas you should consider to enhance your website’s accessibility and bring it into conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), …

Future of Accessibility

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Why is accessibility a futurist issue? Because, trends being what they are, we face a future in which a growing proportion of American society will have accessibility challenges. For …

Accessible Communications Guidelines

Category: Accessibility
Advisors: Alex Ying Chen, Bojana Coklyat, Sky Cubacub, Dawn Koceja, and Emmanuel Von Schack Download a PDF version of this guide. Introduction Over sixty million adults in the United …

Forecasting the Future of Accessibility in Museums

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I am getting ready for a presentation at the Leadership and Excellence in Accessible Design (LEAD) conference to be held at the Kennedy Center later this month. The presentation will ask …

How to Access and Update Your Online Peer Reviewer Profile

 Go to  http://ww2.aam-us.org/edit-profile/peer-review-profile Log in. Every reviewer already has a username and password. If you forgot your username or password, use the links on the …

Improving Access to Employment for People with Disabilities

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The museum sector is working to increase the diversity of our workforce through a variety of ways: for example, how we craft position requirements, word job announcements, and conduct …

Forecasting the Future of Accessibility: Please Touch or Don’t Touch?

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I wish I could preview my Inbox from 2036. How come Outlook doesn’t have an option for that? As a member of AAM’s staff Ethics Taskforce, I help answer plaintive, irate, indignant and …

Museum Accessibility: An Art and a Science

Category: Alliance Blog
Over the past decade, conversations about accessibility have increased within the museum field, and many organizations including AAM have identified it as a priority. There is not, however, …

Object Marking

Ensuring that an individual object can be located and associated with its various documentation is an important element of collections management. Knowing how best to mark various types of …

Online Programs: Education and Interpretation

Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing If you are learning how to write exhibition labels or want to reinvigorate your current label writing, this program will guide you in finding …

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