Museum and Heritage Studies

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Digital Heritage

  1. Heritage and Social Media

    Understanding heritage in a participatory culture

    Edited by Elisa Giaccardi

    Heritage and Social Media explores how social media reframes our understanding and experience of heritage. Through the idea of ‘participatory culture’ the book begins to examine how social media can be brought to bear on the encounter with heritage and on the socially produced meanings and values...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. New Heritage

    New Media and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Yehuda Kalay, Thomas Kvan, Janice Affleck

    The use of new media in the service of cultural heritage is a fast growing field, known variously as virtual or digital heritage. New Heritage, under this denomination, broadens the definition of the field to address the complexity of cultural heritage such as the related social, political and...

    Published November 19th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Museum Informatics explores the sociotechnical issues that arise when people, information, and technology interact in museums. It is designed specifically to address the many challenges faced by museums, museum professionals, and museum visitors in the information society. It examines not only...

    Published January 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Digital Heritage

    Edited by Lindsay MacDonald

    In the fields of documentation and conservation of cultural heritage assets, there is a constant need for higher quality records and better analytical tools for extracting information about the condition of artefacts. Digital photography and digital image processing provide these capabilities, and...

    Published April 10th 2006 by Routledge