Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Harvard University, USA
Katherine Jones-Garmil is the Assistant Director for Information Services and Technology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. She holds a graduate degree in Anthropology from Florida State University. She is a former President of the Board of Directors and is currently the Program Director of the Museum Computer Network.
As Assistant Director at the Peabody Museum, she is responsible for the development of new media applications as well as the technological infrastructure of the museum.
She is also the Curator of the on-line exhibit entitled: "Against the Winds: Traditions of American Indian Running".
She is the editor of The Wired Museum: Emerging Technology And Changing Paradigms, a book available from the American Association of Museums. She is also the author of numerous articles on the subject of museum information technology and has given presentations on the subject nationally and internationally.
Ms. Jones-Garmil is offering a course through the Museum Studies Program of the Harvard University Extension School entitled "Information Technology for Museums and Collections" beginning in the Fall, 1997.
She is on the organizing committee for the Museums and the Web conference and for the ICHIM '97 conference to be held in Paris in September, 1997.
She has consulted in the museum and government communities since 1985 primarily in the areas of strategic technology planning, project management and database development. Her clients have included the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, New England Museum Association, Newport Historical Society, New-York Historical Society, R.S. Peabody Museum - Andover, and the Five Colleges Art Museums and Historic Deerfield.
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Last Updated: July 31, 1997.