Museums focus on three core objectives:
preserving their collections, education and exhibition of objects and ideas. Museums in the digital age have been transformed by technology in all three areas. Perhaps the most dramatic area is in the way that they share information
Archives focus on preserving documentary heritage. At present archives are searching for digital solutions to archiving
and how to implement online sharing of resources.
This lecture focuses on practices and ethical issues surrounding digital platforms and how they museums and archives interact with the public.
Definition of a museum and an archives
Digital Asset Management Systems
Intellectual Property Issues
§ Discussion – how are museums and archives different from other cultural institutions
§ Exercise – physical cataloging verses digital cataloging
§ Demonstration – How to apply metadata to an object
§ Explore – different social media platforms
§ Discussion – what needs to be considered when addressing IP issues?
HKAS members can enjoy 20% discount, current school teachers and school librarians (with appropriate proof) can enjoy 10% discount on training fee.