Museums and the Web

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

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Building an Online Commons for Balboa Park

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collections
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online
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cultural
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heritage
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open APIs
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The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) is currently building the Balboa Park Commons, a site that will bring together digitized collections content from 26 museums and cultural institutions into a rich online resource at balboapark.org.

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Mini-Workshop - teaches something or explores approaches

The Transition to Online Scholarly Catalogues

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online
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research
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publication
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digital
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Catalogue
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print
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The scholarly catalogue has long been a critical part of a museum's mission, providing authoritative information about collection objects for scholars, students, and the general public. Often based on years of painstaking research and richly illustrated, print catalogues form one of the building blocks of art history.

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Paper - in formal session
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