Museums in a digital age edited by Ross Parry.

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Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Other Authors: Parry, Ross.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series:Leicester readers in museum studies
Table of Contents:
  • The practice of digital heritage and the heritage of digital practice / Ross Parry
  • A brief history of museum computerization / David Williams
  • The changing role of information professionals in museums / Andrew Roberts
  • What is information in the museum context? / Elizabeth Orna and Charles Pettitt
  • The world of (almost) unique objects / Robert Chenhall and David Vance
  • Standards for networked cultural heritage / David Bearman
  • Database as symbolic form / Lev Manovich
  • The museum as information utility / George F. MacDonald and Stephen Alsford
  • Museum collections, documentation and shifting knowledge paradigms / Fiona Cameron
  • Semantic dissonance : do we need (and do we understand) the semantic Web? / Ross Parry, Nick Poole and Jon Pratty
  • Building a universal digital memory / Pierre Lévy
  • On the origins of the virtual museum / Erkki Huhtamo
  • From Malraux's imaginary museum to the virtual museum / Antonio M. Battro
  • Virtual spaces and museums / Andrea Bandelli
  • The virtual visit : towards a new concept for the electronic science centre / Roland Jackson
  • Empowering the remote visitor : supporting social museum experiences among local and remote visitors / Areti Galani and Matthew Chalmers
  • Museums outside walls : mobile phones and the museum in the everyday / Konstantinos Arvanitis
  • Access to digital heritage in Africa : bridging the digital divide / Lorna Abungu
  • My dream of an accessible Web culture for disabled people / Kevin Carey
  • My dream of an accessible Web culture for disabled people : a re-evaluation / Kevin Carey
  • Implementing a holistic approach to E-learning accessibility / Brian Kelly, Lawrie Phipps and Caro Howell
  • Usability evaluation for museum websites / Daniel Cunliffe, Efmorphia Kritou and Douglas Tudhope
  • Culture as a driver of innovation / Ranjit Makkuni
  • The Web and the unassailable voice / Peter Walsh
  • When the object is digital : properties of digital surrogate objects and implications for learning / Olivia C. Frost
  • Learning by doing and learning through play : an exploration of interactivity in virtual environments for children / Maria Roussou
  • Interactivity and collaboration : new forms of participation in museums, galleries and science centres / Christian Heath and Dirk Vom Lehn
  • Visitors' use of computer exhibits : findings from five gruelling years of watching visitors getting it wrong / Ben Gammon
  • Museums and virtuality / Klaus Müller
  • When all you've got is 'the real thing' : museums and authenticity in the networked world / Jennifer Trant
  • Authenticity and integrity in the digital environment : an exploratory analysis of the central role of trust / Clifford Lynch
  • Why museums matter / Marc Pachter
  • Defining the problem of our vanishing memory : background, current status, models for resolution / Peter Lyman and Howard Besser
  • Curating new media / Matthew Gansallo
  • Managing new technology projects in museums and galleries / Matthew Stiff
  • Rationale for digitization and preservation / Paul Conway
  • 'Speaking for themselves' : new media and 'making the modern world' / Frank Colson and Jean Colson
  • The evaluation of museum multimedia applications : lessons from research / Maria Economou
  • A survey on digital cultural heritage initiatives and their sustainability concerns / Diane M. Zorich
  • Making the total museum possible / Tomislav Šola
  • Museums in the information era : cultural connectors of time and space / Manuel Castells
  • The shape of things to come : museums in the technological landscape / Simon J. Knell
  • Digital heritage and the rise of theory in museum computing / Ross Parry.