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Museums and the Web 2005, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2005.



David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, p. 3

Content: Making it, Finding it, Disseminating it

Storymaker: User-generated Content. Worthy Or Worthwhile?

Graham Howard, SSL Ltd, Jon Pratty, 24 Hour Museum and Mike Stapleton,SSL Ltd., United Kingdom, p. 11

Deriving Meaning From Specimens: Making Zoological Data Available On The Web

Elycia Wallis, Museum Victoria, Basil Dewhurst, Collections Australia Network,Australia and Alan Brooks, KE Software, Canada, p. 19

Of Ansel and Atomz: Surfacing Deep Content On-line and On-Site at SFMOMA

Tana Johnson, Dana Mitroff, and Peter Samis, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA, p. 29

New Ways to Search, Navigate and Use Multimedia Museum Collections over theWeb

Matthew Addis, IT Innovation Centre, Kirk Martinez, Paul Lewis, University of Southampton, James Stevenson, Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom, and Fabrizio Giorgini, Giunti Interactive Labs, Italy, p. 39

Science Bulletins: Cross-media Publishing of Current Science Stories

Steve Gano, Ro Kinzler, Vivian Trakinski, National Center for Science Literacy,Education and Technology, American Museum of Natural History, USA, p. 55

Learning and Experiencing

The Localized Learner: Acknowledging Distance And Situatedness In On-Line MuseumLearning

Ross Parry, University of Leicester, and Nadia Arbach, Tate, UK, p. 67

Shaping Pachyderm 2.0 with User Requirements

Rachel Smith, The New Media Consortium, Deborah Howes, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,Wendy Shapiro, Case Western Reserve University, and Holly Witchey, The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA, p. 77

Leveling the Playing Field: Empowering Learners with Primary Sources

Cynthia R. Copeland, The New-York Historical Society, Ray Shah, Gavin Lee Foster, David Ellis and Petar Bojkov, Think Design, Inc., USA, p. 89

Cultural Visit Memory: The Visite+ System Personalization and Cultural VisitTracking Site

Roland Topalian,Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie, Paris, France, p. 99

Using Museum Web Sites to Change Visitors’ Real-World Behaviour

Brad Larson, Brad Larson Media, Inc., Paula Sincero, InquiryLearn, USA, p. 111


Let’s Go Mobile! Design Issues In Multichannel “Accessible” Applications For Cultural Heritage

Sebastiano Colazzo, Franca Garzotto, and Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, p. 121

1-800-FOR-TOUR: Delivering Automated Audio Information through Patron’sCell Phones

Matthew Nickerson, Southern Utah University, USA, p. 135

MoMo: A Hybrid Museum Infrastructure

Javier Jaén, Vicente Bosch Campos, Jose M. Esteve and Jose A.Mocholí, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, p. 141

Museum As Ecology: A Case Study Analysis Of An Ambient Intelligent Museum Guide

Ron Wakkary and Dale Evernden, Simon Fraser University, Canada, p. 151

Three Cubed

Place-based Storytelling Tools: A New Look at Monticello

Brad Johnson, Second Story Interactive Studios, USA 165

Recontextualizing the Collection: Virtual Reconstruction, Replacement, and Repatriation

John Tolva, IBM, USA 173

3-D Worlds and Cultural Heritage: Realism vs. Virtual Presence

Nicoletta Di Blas, Evelyne Gobbo, Paolo Paolini, HOC-DEI, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 183

More Media and More Intermediation

Cross Media: When the Web Doesn’t Go Alone

Giuliano Gaia, Stefania Boiano and Francesca Pasquali, Italy, p. 195

Curating for Broadband

Tilly Blyth, Science Museum, United Kingdom, p. 205

Participation, Flow, and the Redistribution of Authorship: The Challenges of Collaborative Exchange and New Media Curatorial Practice

Sara Diamond, Banff New Media Institute, Canada, p. 213

About the Authors

Authors’ Biographies , p. 235


To Authors and Keywords , p. 245

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