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Creating Museum Smartphone Tours

Most people are looking beyond typical audio guides.

https://aam-us.org/docs/research/mobilemuseums2012-(aam).pdf

http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2009/papers/smith/smith.html

http://blog.cuseum.com/post/145961727953/5-best-practices-for-creating-content-for-your

http://www.metmuseum.org/blogs/digital-underground/2015/improving-the-audio-guide-a-look-at-our-visitors

http://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/news_and_press/press_releases/2015/new_audio_guide.aspx

A few thoughts. Are you familiar with AAM Center For The Future of Museums ?

http://www.aam-us.org/resources/center-for-the-future-of-museums

They have an excellent report, Trends Watch

https://aam-us.org/docs/default-source/center-for-the-future-of-museums/trendswatch-2017.pdf

Many museum people are referring to the Museum Digital Revolution (going beyond typical audio guides)

http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2007/papers/incandela/incandela.html

Museums and the Web is an excellent resource

http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/best-of-the-web/

An excellent paper

http://openexhibits.org/paper/human-computer-interaction-in-informal-science-education-conference/

Are you familiar with GLAMs and the expected convergence?

http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/handle/10063/2835

Also of interest online curation

https://omeka.org/

Also of interest Gallery One:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/cura.12073/asset/cura12073.pdf;jsessionid=047C08438D0B53E86329DC89420C3DD4.f02t04?v=1&t=j0xgyxnh&s=d79a973e26d4f462152057ff7a46d634c3785e37

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Central Library branch at Children’s Museum

http://www.indypl.org/locations/infozone/

Learning Curve at the Indianapolis Public Library

http://www.indypl.org/curve/

About Mark Walhimer

Mark is Managing Partner of Museum Planning, LLC, a museum planning and exhibition project management firm of interactive educational environments for Science Centers, Children's Museums and Natural History Museums. You can reach Mark at mark@walhimer.com.

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