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

UK report on Culture and Digital Technology News, Museums in a Digital World, Museum Management, Audience Development, Intercultural Dialogue

23.03.2018 | The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has released the report "Culture is Digital". Although the report is focusing on the United Kingdom it offers an interesting mapping of culture and digital technology for all...
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Cultural Heritage can be Enhanced by Digital Innovation News, Museums in a Digital World, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue

23.03.2018 | The Horizon-2020 conference "Innovation and Cultural Heritage", held in Brussels, Belgium on 20 March, touched upon the importance of digital innovation in relation to cultural heritage. NEMO was present through the participation...
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"scModules" Explores Super-Hi Resolution Digitization of Museum Collections News, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity

01.03.2018 | The scModules project is part of the H2020 programme and sets out to identify and explore new opportunities that can be developed related to super-hi resolution (SHR) digitization of museum collections.
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