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Museums and the Web 2002, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2002.

Table of Contents


Cyberspace in Our Space - David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, Archives & Museum Informatics, USA

The Edge of the Web

The Electronic Guidebook: Using Portable Devices and a Wireless Web-based Network to Extend the Museum Experience - Robert Semper, Exploratorium, and Mirjana Spasojevic, Hewlett-Packard Labs, USA

Eavesdropping on Electronic Guidebooks: Observing Learning

Resources in Shared Listening Environments - Allison Woodruff, Paul M. Aoki, Rebecca E. Grinter, Amy Hurst, Margaret H. Szymanski, and James D. Thornton, Palo Alto Research Center, USA

Can You See Me? Exploring Co-Visiting Between Physical and Virtual Visitors - Areti Galani and Matthew Chalmers, University of Glasgow,Department of Computing Science, UK

The Museum Wearable: real-time sensor-driven understanding of visitors' interests for personalized visually-augmented museum experiences - Flavia Sparacino, MIT Media Lab, USA


Now That We've Found the `Hidden Web,' What Can We Do With It? The Illinois Open Archives Initiative Metadata Harvesting Experience - Timothy W. Cole, Joanne Kaczmarek, Paul F. Marty, Christopher J. Prom, Beth Sandore, and Sarah Shreeves, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, USA

Combining the CIDOC CRM and MPEG-7 to Describe Multimedia in Museums - Jane Hunter, DSTC Pty Ltd, University of Queensland, Australia

Today's Authoring Tools for Tomorrow's Semantic Web - Andy Dingley, Codesmiths, Bristol and Paul Shabajee, Graduate School of Education & Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol,UK

The Virtual Ramp to the Equivalent Experience in the Virtual Museum: Accessibility to Museums on the Web - Liddy Nevile, Motile Research, Australia and Charles McCathieNevile, W3C, France

Adding Value to Large Multimedia Collections Through Annotation Technologies and Tools: Serving Communities of Interest - Paul Shabajee, Graduate School of Education and the Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT), University of Bristol, Libby Miller, Institute for Learning and Research Technology (ILRT), University of Bristol, and Andy Dingley, Codesmiths, UK

PGP "Pretty Good Practice"

Content Management for a Content-Rich Website - Nik Honeysett, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, USA

Here and There: Managing Multiply-Purposed Digital Assets on the Duyfken Web site - Marjolein Towler, CONSULTAS Pty Ltd., Valerie Hobbs and Diarmuid Pigott, Murdoch University, Australia

Pyramid Power: A Train-the-Trainer Model to Increase Teacher Usage of the ArtsConnectEd On-line Resource - Scott Sayre, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Kris Wetterlund, Independent Educational Writer, ArtsConnectEd Lead Trainer

Digital Primary Source Materials in the Classroom - Nuala Bennett, and Brenda Trofanenko, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

Statistics, Structures & Satisfied Customers: Using Web Log Data to Improve Site Performance - Darren Peacock, National Museum of Australia, Australia

How Do You Like To Learn? Comparing User Preferences and Visit Length of Educational Web Sites - David T. Schaller and Steven Allison-Bunnell, Educational Web Adventures, Minda Borun and Margaret B. Chambers, Museum Solutions, USA

Evaluating The Features of Museum Web Sites (The Bologna Report) - Nicoletta Di Blas, HOC-DEI, Politecnico di Milano, Maria Pia Guermand, IBC, Istituto Beni Culturali, Emilia Romagna, Carolina Orsini, Università di Bologna, Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Towards Tangible Virtualities: Tangialities - Slavko Milekic, M.D., PhD, The University of the Arts, USA

Making It Realtime: Exploring the Use of Optimized Realtime Environments for Historical Simulation and Education - Chris Calef, Turlif Vilbrandt, Mythworks, USA/Japan, Carl Vilbrandt, University of Aizu, Japan, Janet Goodwin, Aizu History Project, USA/Japan, James Goodwin, University of California, USA

Networked Multi-sensory Experiences: Beyond Browsers on the Web and in the Museum - Fabian Wagmister and Jeff Burke, HyperMedia Studio, School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California,Los Angeles, USA

Repositioning the Museum

Systematically Speaking: How Do Natural History Museum Web Sites Represent Science? - Roy Hawkey, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Hacking Culture - Pia Vigh, Director CultureNet Denmark, Denmark

Storytelling and the Web in South African Museums - Katherine J. Goodnow and Yngvar Natland, International Museums Programme, University of Bergen, Norway, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South Africa

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