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

"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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What Museums Need to Know to Comply with the New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) News, Museum Management, EU Culture Policy, Museums in a Digital World, Learning

08.02.2018 | As of May 2018 the GDPR comes into effect. All companies, including the public sector, operating in the EU will follow the same set of data protection rules.
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Report on Digitisation and Crowd-sourcing News, Museums in a Digital World, Museum Management

06.02.2018 | Report by Axiell and MCN highlights the current digitisation strategies of today‚Äôs collections management organisations.
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