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Creating interactive learning experiences with Twine

We love stories! No matter what we are working on – whether it’s training in person, online learning, or designing a website – we like to incorporate interactive and narrative elements to make it more enjoyable and engaging for our users. Interactive storytelling also has significant pedagogical value. For example, we often use branching scenarios […]

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It’s ok to fail. Creating playful learning spaces in libraries

In our hectic world of endless to-do lists, it can feel as if everything needs to be done now, ticked off, and completed. There’s often little space for experimentation and practice, no time to dwell or mess around discovering how things work by getting them wrong and trying again.  Failure is scary. It can feel […]

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Content ideas & inspiration for your library newsletter

It’s no secret that we ❤️ newsletters and library newsletters can come in quite a few different flavours. In this second post in our series to mark 200 issues of Newslet, our own library newsletter, we wanted to recognise some of our favourite examples and explore how they produce content that keeps their audiences engaged.   […]

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A brief guide to online exhibit platforms

Online exhibits can be a great way to engage users in your collections. Whether these are standalone narratives or designed to consolidate or compliment exhibitions and experiences in the physical spaces of museums, libraries, galleries and archives, it’s important that these exhibits are accessible and user friendly for both visitors and curators alike. We often […]

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The power of microinteractions: a guide for galleries, libraries, archives and museums

With the hasty shift to online delivery during the past 18 months, the pain and frustration of a badly thought-out digital experience is certainly something that we’ve all experienced. And this has made us more aware of the importance of getting even the smallest of online interactions right.  Let’s take the ubiquitous video meeting for […]

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