Are there local societies, who do not have sites of their own, whom you
could contact for regular inputs? I edit the CBA - SW Journal, admittedly
only twice a year, and have managed to establish a network of correspondents
who fairly regularly either send information or 'get a man that knows' so to
As far as your question re museums etc I would suggest that the only way to
find out is to ask them directly. I would guess that a great deal depends on
how keen the staff are/ how much pressure they are under from the day job/
etc etc. With respect to development work the local authority archaeologist
might co-operate, but commercial units and developers are a bit chary about
visitors to sites because of the H & S implications.
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From: "Michael Haseler" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 3:38 PM
Subject: [BRITARCH] Web publicity for museums/sites
>I run a website and regularly need articles of a local interest.
> So far, I've struggled to produce a few a few articles on sites I know
> well but yet again the end of the month is upon me and I have nothing
> Is there another way to do this? Would museums, historic sites and
> exhibitions produce articles on their own sites if I approached them?
> PS. For information the site is lenzie.org.uk NE of Glasgow and "local" is
> anything which anyone around here might want to visit!