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Author Clough, G. Wayne, author.

Title Best of both worlds : museums, libraries, and archives in a digital age / by G. Wayne Clough.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  SI 1.2:B 46    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (75 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed Aug. 27, 2013).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Advances in digital technology have allowed museums, libraries, and archives to expand public access to their unique collections of objects, images, and documents. Digitizing facilitates collaboration among institutions and their participation in the formal educational system. Evidence shows that public interest is stimulated by exhibits of online objects, resulting in an increased number of physical visitors to these repositories.
Contents 1: Introduction -- 2: Fundamental to a Democracy -- 3: Delivering on Education's Promise -- 4: A Smithsonian for One and for All -- 5: A Changing Role for Museums -- 6: Putting It in Perspective -- 7: The Smithsonian's Digital Journey -- 8: Unfinished Business -- 9: Conclusion: Unlimited Possibilities.
Subject Smithsonian Institution -- Planning.
Museums -- Technological innovations.
Museums -- Environmental aspects.
Libraries -- Technological innovations.
Archives -- Technological innovations.
Digital media.
Cultural property -- Digitization.
Added Author Smithsonian Institution, publisher.
Added Title Museums, libraries, and archives in a digital age
ISBN 9780981950013 (epub)
0981950019 (epub)
9780981950020 (print)
0981950027 (print)
Standard No. AU@ 000051992423
Gpo Item No. 0910 (online)
Sudoc No. SI 1.2:B 46

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