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Does going digital disempower museum staff?

Rebecca Atkinson, 15.06.2011
Vote in the poll and have your say
Advocates for the use of digital technology in learning and interpretation argue that it is accessible and empowers visitors, opening up the potential for dialogue, interaction and participation.

However, many believe that the reluctance on the part of some museums to introduce technology is part of a wider debate about the role and authority of the museum.

Has your museum embraced technology? Is there too much emphasis on going digital in museums? Vote in this Museum Practice poll and have your say.

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Does going digital disempower museum staff?



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06.07.2011, 23:33
On the contrary, I believe going digital empowers our museum staff and frees up valuable time otherwise lost in non-digital times