An Overview of Online Exhibitions

  title={An Overview of Online Exhibitions},
  author={Leong Chee Khoon and Chennupati K. Ramaiah},
  journal={DESIDOC Journal of Library \& Information Technology},
To save our culture and heritage collections, online exhibitions are good conviction. Apart from saving and propagating the knowledge they play a vital role as communications link between highly valuable collections and the general public. This paper gives an overview of online exhibitions, their need, types, benefits and drawbacks. It also describes various authoring tools to create user interfaces and such online exhibitions. Some of the historical online exhibitions have also been discussed… 

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