Museums in a Digital World

The digital shift has had a significant impact on society, and museums have their own role to play in this process. It has the potential to add considerable value to the work of museums.

In recent years there has been a growing demand for reliable data about the digitisation of, access to, and the preservation of museum collections in the cultural heritage institutions of Europe.

Through digitisation and new media devices, museums can engage with a wider and more diverse audience on various levels and play an increasingly interactive and educational role within society.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums in a Digital World, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums in a Digital World

Copyright exceptions: an archivists' perspective News, EU Culture Policy, Copyrights, Museums in a Digital World, Advocacy

19.10.2017 | In a world where we are constantly in search of the new, archives – information recorded about the everyday activities of governments, businesses, organizations and individuals – may, at first sight, seem rather outdated and...
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NEMO responds to EU PSI Directive News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Advocacy, Museums in a Digital World

10.10.2017 | The public consultation of the PSI Directive by the European Commission investigates the response to the current PSI Directive on the accessibility and re-use of public and publicly funded data.
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NEMO meeting with long standing partner European Museum Academy News, NEMO activities, Museums in a Digital World, Museum Management, Advocacy

04.10.2017 | NEMO's Secretary General Julia Pagel met with the board of the European Museum Academy (EMA) during their annual conference in Skopje, Macedonia.
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