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AtoM Camp take aways

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The view from the window at AtoM Camp ...not that there was any time to gaze out of the window of course... I’ve spent the last three days in Cambridge at AtoM Camp. This was the second ever AtoM Camp, and the first in Europe. A big thanks to St John’s College for hosting it and to Artefactual Systems for putting it on. It really has been an interesting few days, with a packed programme and an engaged group of attendees from across Europe and beyond bringing different levels of experience with AtoM. As a ‘camp counsellor’ I was able to take to the floor at regular intervals to share some of our experiences of implementing AtoM at the Borthwick, covering topics such as system selection, querying the MySQL database, building the community and overcoming implementation challenges. However, I was also there to learn! Here are some bits and pieces that I’ve taken away. My first real take away is that I now have a working copy of the soon to be released AtoM 2.4 on my Macbook - this is reall