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On Monday 26 October I started the work week by making my way into London and the British Museum for the annual Museums Computer Group Conference - UKMW15 Bridging Gaps, Making Connections.

This is a guest post by Digital Writer in Residence Alex Butterworth @AlxButterworth

For the last few weeks I've been orientating myself in Oxford, in preparation for my next major location-based narrative work, as Digital Writer in Residence (a clumsy title, I know) for ASPIRE, the consortium of Oxford University Museums.

Museums and cultural organisations are becoming more adept and increasingly creative when it comes to utilising their buildings and spaces.

Braving sleet and snow, over 30 delegates - from as close as Oxford and as far as Glasgow - made their way to the new visitor centre at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on the 14th of January to discuss museum shops.  Topics for the day included knowing and developing your business; top tips for developing your shop on a shoe string; best practice for forward planning; and sharing details of s

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