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Museums and the Web 2001, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2001.

Table of Contents


The Web as a Fact of Museum Life - David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, Archives & Museum Informatics, USA

User Influenced Design

Bringing the Curatorial Process to the Web - Carrie Adams, Traci Cole, Christina DePaolo, Susan Edwards, Seattle Art Museum, USA

“Less Clicking, More Watching”: Results from the User-Centered Design of a Multi-Institutional Web Site for Art and Culture - John Vergo, Clare-Marie Karat, John Karat, Claudio Pinhanez, Renee Arora, Thomas Cofino, Doug Riecken, Mark Podlaseck, BM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Accessibility Techniques for Museum Web Sites - Susan Anable, The Dayton Art Institute and Adam Alonzo, Wright State University, USA

Evaluating the Usability of a Museum Web Site - Ilse Harms and Werner Schweibenz, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany

Design for(re-) Use

A Re-usable Software Framework for Authoring and Managing Web Exhibitions - Christian Breiteneder, Hubert Platzer, Vienna University of Technology, Martin Hitz, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Design and Analysis of Virtual Museums - Gilles Falquet, Jacques Guyot, Luka Nerima, University of Geneva, Switzerland and Seongbin Park, Information Sciences Institute, USA

Re-Purposing of Content and Digital Delivery Convergence: Implications for Interface Design - Slavko Milekic, M.D., PhD, The University of the Arts, USA

New Content / New Uses

A New Way of Making Cultural Information Resources
Visible on the Web: Museums and the Open Archives Initiative -
John Perkins, CIMI Consortium, Canada

Using Interactive Broadband Multicasting in a Museum Lifelong Learning Program - Leonard Steinbach, The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA

Streaming Audio and Video: New Challenges and Opportunities for Museums - Jim Spadaccini, Ideum, USA

Personalizing Web Experiences

Co-operation Metaphors for Virtual Museums - Thimoty Barbieri, Paolo Paolini, Dept. of Electronics and Computer Science, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

The HyperMuseum Theme Generator System: Ontology-based Internet Support for the Active Use of Digital Museum Data for Teaching and Presentation - Peter Stuer, Robert Meersman, Steven De Bruyne, STARLab VUB, Belgium

Providing Personal Assistance in the SAGRES Virtual Museum - Ana Carolina Bertoletti, Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia – PUCRS, Márcia Cristina Moraes, PPGCC-UFRGS, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Escola de Informática – UCPEL, Brazil

OPALES: An Environment for Sharing Knowledge among Experts Working on Multimedia Archives - Henri Betaille, Marc Nanard, Jocelyne Nanard, LIRMM, France

Being a Museum, Digitally

“Beyond museum walls” – A critical analysis of emerging approaches to museum web-based education - Kevin Sumption, Powerhouse Museum, Australian Museums On-Line, Australia

1000 years of the Olympic Games: Treasures of Ancient Greece: Digital Reconstruction at the Home of the Gods - Sarah Kenderdine, Powerhouse Museum, Australia

Engaging Museums, Content Specialists, Educators, and Information Specialists: A Model and Examples - C. Olivia Frost, University of Michigan, USA

Unseen Discussions: - Anthony Huberman P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, USA

A Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss - Beryl Graham and Sarah Cook, University of Sunderland, UK

Maintaining the Magic

The Virtual Aura - Is There Space for Enchantment in a Technological World? - Susan Hazan, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

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