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Museums and the Web 2004, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2004.



Museums and the Web: Maturation, Consolidation and Evaluation

David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, p. 3

Desperately Seeking

Searching For Meaning: Not Just Records

Darren Peacock, National Museum of Australia; Derek Ellis, Massive Interactive; and John Doolan, KE Software, Australia, p. 11

Finnish Museums on the Semantic Web: The User’s Perspective on MuseumFinland

Eero Hyvönen, Miikka Junnila, Suvi Kettula, Eetu Mäkelä, Samppa Saarela, Mirva Salminen, Ahti Syreeni, Arttu Valo and Kim Viljanen, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT),University of Helsinki, Finland, p. 21

The Gernsback Machine: Towards a Museum of Possible Futures and Probable Pasts

Valerie J. Hobbs and Diarmuid J. Pigott, Murdoch University; Marjolein Towler, Consultas Pty Ltd, Australia, p. 33

Interactive Audio Content: An Approach to Audio Content for a Dynamic Museum Experience through Augmented Audio Reality and Adaptive Information Retrieval

Ron Wakkary, Kenneth Newby, Marek Hatala, Dale Evernden and Milena Droumeva, Simon Fraser University, Canada, p. 51

Just Like Me

Personalization and the Web from a Museum Perspective

Jonathan P. Bowen, London South Bank University, United Kingdom and Silvia Filippini-Fantoni, Université Paris I - Sorbonne, France, p. 63

The King’s Kunstkammer: Presenting Systems of Knowledge on the Web

Bente Gundestrup and Tine Wanning, The National Museum of Denmark, Denmark, p. 79

Enhancing Accessibility for Visually Impaired Users: The Munch Exhibition

Nicoletta Di Blas and Paolo Paolini, HOC-DEI, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Marco Speroni, University of Lugano, Switzerland and Angelo Capodieci, MEDÌ, Italy, p. 89

Multimedia Tour Programme at Tate Modern

Gillian Wilson, Tate Modern, United Kingdom, p. 99

Infrastructures for Educators

A Scalable, Modular Framework for Publishing Museum Educational Materials

Steve Gano, Ro Kinzler, Drew Koning, Monica Philippo, Matthew Tarr, National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology, American Museum of Natural History, USA, p. 113

Digital Storytelling at the National Gallery of Art

Julie Springer, National Gallery of Art; Sara Kajder, University of Virginia; Julia Borst Brazas, Chicago WebDocent Project, USA, p. 123

Northern Journeys: Design Infrastructure

Roger M. Topp and Terry P. Dickey, University of Alaska Museum, USA 131

Experiencing It

Beyond On-line Collections: Putting Objects to Work

Brad Johnson, Second Story Interactive Studios, USA, p. 147

Digitizing African Oral Narratives In A Global Arena

Renate Meyer, Centre for Popular Memory, UCT, South Africa, p. 157

Edutainment Environments. A Field Report on DinoHunter: Technologies, Methods and Evaluation results

Sebastian Sauer, Kerstin Osswald, ion2s – buero fuer interaktion; Stefan Göbel, Axel Feix, Rene Zumack and Anja Hoffmann, ZGDV Darmstadt e.V., Dep. Digital Storytelling, Germany, p. 165

Bringing Mars Home: the MarsQuest Online Project

James B. Harold and Paul B. Dusenbery, Space Science Institute, USA, p. 173

From Virtually Impossible to the Virtual: Building a Dream Exhibition

Kirk Alexander, University of California at Davis; and Janet Temos, Princeton University, USA, p. 183

Are We There Yet?

To Flash or Not To Flash? Usability and User Engagement of HTML vs. Flash

David T. Schaller and Steven Allison-Bunnell, Educational Web Adventures; Anthony Chow, Paul Marty, and Misook Heo, Florida State University, USA, p. 197

Evaluating Context-Aware Mobile Applications in Museums: Experiences from the MUSE Project

Tullio Salmon Cinotti, Giuseppe Raffa, and Luca Roffia, Università di Bologna; Franca Garzotto, Politecnico di Milano; Rossana Muzii, Viviana Varlese, Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Napoletano; Maurizio Malavasi and Stefania Galasso, Ducati Sistemi S.p.A., Italy, p. 209

Exploring Motivational Factors and Visitor Satisfaction in On-line Museum Visits

Kate Haley Goldman, Institute for Learning Innovation; and David Schaller, Educational Web Adventures, USA, p. 223

About the Authors

Author Biographies p. 247


Index to Authors, Keywords and Institutions, p. 249

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