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

NEMO and ViMM will cooperate to make Cultural Heritage more Accessible    News | Collaboration | Museums in a Digital World | NEMO activities

 |  NEMO and ViMM, the Virtual Multimodal Museum, will work together to exploit and increase the benefits of digital technologies in improving access to and preservation of Europe’s cultural heritage in the coming years.
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NEMO secures EU-funding to develop a Framework that will increase Museums’ Impact on Society    News | Museum Management | Museums in a Digital World | NEMO activities

 |  Out of 346 eligible applications, the museum project MOI! Museums of Impact has been selected for EU co-funding. The project aims to help museums increase their impact on and service for society. NEMO is one of 11 project partners...
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New Platform Allows People to Connect with Cultural Heritage Digitally    News | Museums in a Digital World | NEMO activities

 |  As a member of the advisory board of the EU project Crowd Heritage, NEMO participated in a first meeting of the board, discussing the different platforms and activities in which citizens can get in touch with cultural heritage...
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