Digital Museums and Diverse Cultural Knowledges: Moving Past the Traditional Catalog

  title={Digital Museums and Diverse Cultural Knowledges: Moving Past the Traditional Catalog},
  author={Ramesh Srinivasan and Robin Boast and Jonathan Furner and Katherine M. Becvar},
  journal={Inf. Soc.},
Web 2.0 technologies have introduced increasingly participatory practices to creating content, and museums are becoming interested in the potentials of 'Museum 2.0' for reaching and engaging with new audiences. As technological advances are opening up the ways in which museums share information about the objects in their collections, the means by which museums create, handle, process, and transmit knowledge has become more transparent. For this to be done effectively, however, some underlying… CONTINUE READING
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