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Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

Online finding

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Session

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Data & Tools

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MW2012

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April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914

Description

This session addresses what is arguably the most fundamental challenge of museum technologists: how to enable audiences to find what they are looking for – or make serendipitous discoveries – among the petabytes of data now commonly available online from our institutions. Hint: the less conscious the motivation, the more complex the technology...