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.

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Recent News in Museums in a Digital World

Call for Papers extended! ICOM MPR conference "Museums and the City: Marketing and Beyond" News, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Urban Development

25.04.2017 | The ICOM Committee for Marketing and Public Relations (ICOM MPR) will hold its annual conference from 1-5 October 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The call for papers was extended until 5 May 2017.
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[Call for Applications] Heritage in Motion Awards - Deadline Extended! News, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity

21.04.2017 | The Awards honor innovative and new multimedia projects promoting, exploring and/or safeguarding Europe's cultural heritage. Museum directors, producers, representatives from different organisations, public bodies, developers and...
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Call for support in copyright reform discussions News, EU Culture Policy, Copyrights, NEMO activities, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World

18.04.2017 | The European Parliament is currently discussing the European Commission’s proposal on the Copyright Reform. The members of the European Parliament can comment on and amend the opinions of the four Committees of the EP until 25...
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