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 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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NEMO called for support in copyright reform discussions until 30 May 2017! News, EU Culture Policy, Copyrights, NEMO activities, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World

19.04.2017 | Together with Europeana, NEMO calls for support to amendments on the copyright reform. NEMO has reached out to members of the CULT Committee concerning important amendments to the reform.
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[Survey] The Getty asks for user community to improve Vocabularies LOD web site News, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Collection Mobility

11.04.2017 | The Getty is currently in the planning stages for improving and expanding the Vocabularies LOD web site. The user community is invited to review the current functionality and request new features in an online survey.
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