Museum Websites of the First Wave: The rise of the virtual museum

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Gaia, G., Boiano, S., Bowen, J.P. and Borda, A. (2020). Museum Websites of the First Wave: The rise of the virtual museum. EVA London 2020. London 06 - 06 Jul 2020 BCS Learning & Development. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/eva2020.4
AuthorsGaia, G., Boiano, S., Bowen, J.P. and Borda, A.
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In this paper, we analyse trends of the first wave of museum websites (from the 1990s to the early 2000s) to understand how the characteristics of the Internet (specifically the World Wide Web), of museum staff, and museum audiences shaped the adoption of technology and new forms of participation and what they can tell us about engagement for museums of the future. The early development of online museum resources parallels the development of the EVA conference, which was establishing itself at a similar time.

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