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

Public Consultation on Europeana News, EU Culture Policy, Museums in a Digital World, Advocacy, Collaboration

26.10.2017 | The European Commission has launched an evaluation of the digital cultural heritage platform Europeana for organisations and members of the public with a personal or professional interest in digital cultural heritage or Europeana...
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Copyright exceptions: an archivists' perspective News, EU Culture Policy, Copyrights, Museums in a Digital World, Advocacy, Sharing

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the everyday activities of governments, businesses, organizations and individuals – may, at first sight, seem rather outdated and...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, Sharing

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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