Museums and the Web

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From the Ground Up (or the Inside Out): New Approaches in Digital Publishing

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Digital Publishing
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blogs
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content strategy
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multimedia
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Multimedia
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DIY
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Museums cannot ignore the importance of digital publishing and the impact it has on the organization’s content strategy.  In this paper, Rachel Craft, Director of Publishing and Media at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN and Sarah Hromack, Digital Content Manager at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY—both professional blog editors—will consider the practical an

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Paper - in formal session

PoliCultura Portal: 15,000 Students Tell their Stories about Cultural Heritage

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digital storytelling
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multimedia
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Multimedia
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multichannel application
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Portal
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user generated content
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School outings to cultural institutions are potentially wonderful opportunities for bringing youngsters closer to culture. Unfortunately, most of the times, they are not as successful as they might be.

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Demonstration - show your project

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iPod touch® tour

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mobile
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app
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multimedia
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Multimedia
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tour
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audio
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ipod touch
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In June 2010, the J. Paul Getty Museum launched a multimedia tour at the Getty Villa, available on the iPod touch® onsite for visitors to check out.

The tour features videos and insightful commentary from curators and conservators on over 150 works of art in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa and in special exhibitions.

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Demonstration - show your project
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A "Smart" Authoring and Delivery Tool for Multichannel Communication

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multimedia
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Multimedia
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multi-channel
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cost-effective
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adaptivity
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mobile devices
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authoring tool
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The recent proliferation of technologies and devices (including iPhone, iPad and alike) provides new perspectives for the use of multimedia applications for cultural heritage.

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Demonstration - show your project

Interactive Multimedia in American Museums

Koester, S. E. (1993).  Interactive Multimedia in American Museums. Archives and Museum Informatics Technical Reports. 120 pp.

Heritage 2.0

Nulens, G., & Luyten K. (2007).  Heritage 2.0. (Trant, Jennifer, David Bearman, Ed.).International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting - ICHIM07: Proceedings.

The Digital Behaim Globe (1492)

Gorz, G., & Holst N. (1997).  The Digital Behaim Globe (1492). Museum Interactive Multimedia 1997: cultural heritage systems design and interfaces. Selected Papers from ichim97.

Why and how, multimedia - the Japanese situation

Mizushima, E. (1993).  Why and how, multimedia - the Japanese situation. (Lees, Diane, Ed.).Museums and Interactive Multimedia: Selected papers from the second International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums.