Interaction With Art Museums On The Web

M. Arends,D. Goldfarb, W. Merkl, M. Weingartner:
"Interaction With Art Museums On The Web";
Vortrag: IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009, Rom; 19.11.2009 - 22.11.2009; in:"Proceedings of the IADIS Int'l Conference WWW/Internet 2009", P. Isaias, B. White, M.B. Nunes (Hrg.); IADIS Press, (2009), ISBN: 978-972-8924-93-5; S. 117 - 124.

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In this paper, we discuss various features of art museum websites including community-oriented Web 2.0 services that
are getting increasingly important for the communication between museums and their potential visitors. We concentrate
on approaches to explore the museums┬┤ artefacts, on educational and community building services. We looked at 69 art
museum websites all over the world, including the 20 most visited art museums, and analyzed them according to their use
of collaborative and interactive concepts. We highlight unique solutions and point to interesting developments suitable
for extended research.