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Linking Minority Communities Through The Web

TitleLinking Minority Communities Through The Web
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsStreten, K., Burnett T., & Hand M.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2006: Proceedings
Conference Start DateMarch 22 - 25
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordscollections, ethnic minority, outreach, Web technologies, workshop

The Museum world continues to grapple with the issue of engaging ethnic minority audiences and the hard to reach. The increasing reach and versatility of digital technologies can provide a way for museums to communicate with these communities and bring them into a more relaxed relationship, not only with the museum's on-line environment, but also with more traditional spaces.