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Museums and the Web 2000, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2000.




The Year In Review – Reaching Audiences and Assessing Results - David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, Archives & Museum Informatics

Museum Applications

Sharing the Experience: The Building of a Successful Online/On-site Exhibition - Scott Sayre, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA

Re-casting Our Net: Broadening Information Access at the National Maritime Museum - Sarah Ashton and Sophia Robertson, National Maritime Museum, UK

Integration of Primary Resource Materials into Elementary School Curricula - Nuala A. Bennett, Beth Sandore, Amanda M. Grunden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,Patricia L. Miller, Illinois Heritage Association, USA

Collaborative Cultural Resource Creation: the example of the Art Museum Image Consortium - Jennifer Trant, David Bearman and Kelly Richmond, Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO), USA

Techniques & Methods

Creating Online Experiences in Broadband Environment - Jim Spadaccini, Ideum, USA

Bringing the object to the viewer: Multimedia techniques for the scientific study of art - Michael Douma, Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement and Michael Henchman, Brandeis University, USA

Is Bigger Better? Web Delivery of High-Resolution Images from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -Maria Daniels, Perseus Project, Tufts University, USA

Protecting a museum’s digital stock through watermarks - Torsten Bissel, Manfred Bogen, Volker Hadamschek, Claus Riemann, German National Research Center for Information Technology, Germany

Contextual Links and Non-linear Narrative: A Virtual Rashomon - David Greenfield, Skirball Cultural Center, USA

3D-Temporal Navigation on the Web: How to Explore a Virtual City along Multiple Historical Dimensions - Francesca Alonzo, Franca Garzotto, and Sara Valenti; HOC-Hypermedia Open Center, Department of Electronics and Information; Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Virtual Objects and Real Education:: A Prolegomenon version .1 -
Glen H. Hoptman, Jonathan P. Latimer, Marsha Weiner, The Lightbeam
Group/Studio, USA

Organization & Management

Meta-centers: Do they work and what might the future hold?
A case study of Australian Museums On-line -
Kevin Sumption, Powerhouse Museum, Australia

Building the Next Generation Collaborative Museum
Shopping Site: Merging e-commerce, e-museums & entrepreneurs
- Chris Tellis, Antenna Audio, and Rebecca Reynolds Moore,, Inc., USA

Canada’s Digital Collections: Youth Employment Opportunities and Canadian Content On-line - Nora Hockin, Information Highway Applications Branch, Industry Canada, Canada

Web Sponsorships: How Museums and Private Companies Can Play Together in a New Playground - Giuliano Gaia, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica “Leonardo da Vinci, Italy

The Small Museum Web Site: A case study of the web site development and strategy in a small art museum - Kristine Hoff, University of Aarhus, Denmark.


Entering Through the Side Door - a Usage Analysis of a Web
Presentation -
Joan C. Nordbotten, University of Bergen, Norway

The Impact of Subjective Cultural Issues on the Usability of a Localized Web Site: The Louvre Museum Web Site -Yvonne Cleary, University of Limerick, Ireland

Developing a Museum Web Presence for Higher Education: the Evaluation of an Online Course at Richmond, The American International University in London - Evan Dickerson, Richmond, the American International University in London and Susi Peacock, Queen Margaret University College, UK

Cooperative Visits for Museum WWW Sites a Year Later: Evaluating the Effect - Thimoty Barbieri and Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Who’s Out There? A Pilot User Study of Educational Web
Resources by the Science Learning Network -
Rob Semper, Noel Wanner Exploratorium, USA and Roland Jackson, Martin Bazley Science Museum, UK

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