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Exploring the National Gallery of Australia online database for prints and printmaking spatially


TitleExploring the National Gallery of Australia online database for prints and printmaking spatially
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsO'Brien, J.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2008. Proceedings
Conference Start DateApril 9-12, 2008
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedMontreal, Quebec, Canada
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordscollections, geocode, NGA, prints, spatial, Virtual Earth
Abstract

Online mapping is hot. The interface of maps provides an engaging mechanism to explore objects spatially, that is, view an object at its location on the earth. This paper explores the practical use of online mapping technologies at to provide an intuitive and engaging experience for the exploration of extensive collections at low cost to the institution. The National Gallery of Australia provides an online database for prints and printmaking in the Australian region ? www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au.

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