Books, articles, proceedings etc about information technology in museums.

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Information Retrieval for Museums


Report of a Colloquim arranged by the Sheffield City Museum in collaboration with the Museum Association at the City Museum, Sheffield, from 19th to 20th April 1967. The following report presents the substance of those papers which relate to speific practices in museums.

Published at the Museums Journal, volume 67 Number 2 September 1967.

Cataloguing made easy: how to catalogue your collections

Holm A. Stuart Cambridge: MDA 2002

Facts and artefacts: how to document a museum collection

Holm A. Stuart Cambridge: MDA 1998

Recoding the museum: digital heritage and the technologies of change

Ross Parry London: Routledge, 2007. 2007

Ross Parry offers analytical overview of the past forty years of museum computerisation. Ross argues about why it has taken so long to make computers work for the museum sector. 

Theorizing digital cultural heritage: a critical discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderline Cambridge, Mass; London: MIT Press, 2006. 2006
In Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage, experts offer a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions.