Releasing Your Museum’s Data on GitHub: Best Practices

How-to Session
Jacqueline Thomas, The Museum of Modern Art, USA

So you want to release your museum’s collection data to the public. Now what?

In this how-to session, I will go through MoMA’s GitHub journey, covering:
*common concerns from colleagues and how to address them
*considerations in setting up a repository on GitHub
*what to expect in terms of maintenance and questions from the public
*how to encourage engagement with your data
*what we’ve seen people do with our data so far