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published: April, 2002

Archives & Museum Informatics, 2002.
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Philip Getchell
Webmaster/Computer Training Facilitator
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston MA
02115-5523 USA
Email: pgetchell@mfa.org

Phil manages the growth and development of the MFA's internal and external Web sites, and some projects related to New Media. In recent months, he has led the MFA into a successful first year of selling its extensive catalog of

Art-inspired products on the Web (www.mfa.org/shop, http://store.yahoo.com/mfa). Other recent projects include interactive Kiosks and Web sites related to MFA special exhibitions and permanent collection, (www.mfa.org/egypt). Current business focuses on redesigning and hosting the growing MFA site.

Phil came into his Web career from the technical realm. Working for Computer Sciences Corporation, he led a world-class technical support team, in addition to building and managing a 24-hour international help-desk. Side projects focus on building cheap, self-sustainable Web sites for local businesses for friends (www.harpoonbrewery.com, www.arkival.com, www.backbaybicycle.com, www.DiCamilloCompanion.com. Originally from Portland, Maine, Phil holds a B.A. in History and Philosophy

from Boston University, and a M.Ed. from UMass, Boston. He now resides in the suburbs of Boston, playing foosball, and tinkering with his cars.

Philip will present Making Your Site Accessible