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

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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NEMO is invited to discuss with the European Commission a Pilot Platform Project promoting Cultural Content Innovation    News | Intercultural Dialogue | Museums in a Digital World | NEMO activities

 |  NEMO has been invited to give feedback, comments and suggestions from the museum community on a pilot project supporting one or several platforms for cultural content innovation. The platform(s) would benefit European cultural...
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24 EU Member States will cooperate on Digitising Cultural Heritage    News | EU Culture Policy | Museums in a Digital World

 |  On 9 April 2019, 24 European countries signed a Declaration of cooperation on advancing digitisation of cultural heritage.
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