Collective Storytelling and Social Creativity in the Virtual Museum: A Case Study

  title={Collective Storytelling and Social Creativity in the Virtual Museum: A Case Study},
  author={Elisa Giaccardi},
  journal={Design Issues},
The term “virtual” often is associated with the idea of a duplication of reality. As a result, “virtual museum” has become a useful synonym for multimedia products and Websites capable of providing new and fresh experiences of a specific museum heritage, or creating a large system of interconnections among different museum collections. It is necessary, however, to explore and envision further opportunities. Today’s questions should be: What cultural role and significance can physical artifacts… 

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