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    • Artefact or art? Perceiving objects via object-viewing, object-handling, and virtual reality 

      Sweetman, Rebecca Jane; Hadfield, Alison Louise (2018-12-17) - Journal article
      In the past two decades museums have sought increasingly to engage audiences with their collections through digital media (ARNOLD-DE SIMINE 2013a), yet there is little empirical data on how the digital experience itself ...
    • Definir los museos del siglo XXI : experiencias plurales 

      Brulon Soares, Bruno; Brown, Karen; Nazor, Olga; University of St Andrews.School of Art History; University of St Andrews.Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute; University of St Andrews.Centre for Contemporary Art (ICOFOM, 2018-06-09) - Book
      This publication brings together a selection of papers presented in the three symposiums organized by ICOFOM under the general theme Defining the Museum of the 21st century, with Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda – UNDAV, ...
    • The definition of the museum through its social role 

      Brown, Karen Elizabeth; Mairesse, Francois (2019-01-13) - Journal article
      For the seventh time in its history the ICOM [1] Definition of a Museum is under discussion, with a view to possible revision to be agreed at the General Conference in Kyoto in September 2019. As part of this process, ...
    • A digital museum infrastructure for preserving community collections from climate change 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2017-07-01) - Conference item
      Climate change poses a real and present threat to cultural heritage. Responses to climate change have focussed on strategies for prevention and physical protection. Developments in technology have made possible a new type ...
    • Digital pathways in community museums 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Miller, Alan; Weil, Karin; Urbina, Simón; Antas, Mario; Cummins, Allisandra (2018-12-26) - Journal article
      In this article, we investigate the positive impact recent developments in digital technologies have on the relations between museums, their collections and the communities they serve. Our work indicates that sustainable ...
    • Exploring the past with Google Cardboard 

      Fabola, Adeola; Miller, Alan; Fawcett, Richard (IEEE, 2015-09-28) - Conference item
      Combining digital reconstruction with mobile technologies has the potential of enriching visitors experience to historic sites. Through designing a mobile App with Google Cardboard it is possible to use technology already ...
    • Fidelity perception of 3D models on the web 

      Bakri, Hussein; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Springer, 2018) - Conference item
      Cultural heritage artefacts act as a gateway helping people learn about their social traditions and history. However, preserving these artefacts faces many difficulties, including potential destruction or damage from global ...
    • From people to pixels : visualizing historical university records 

      Vancisin, Tomas; Crawford, Alice; Orr, Mary Margaret; Hinrichs, Uta (2018-04-19) - Conference item
      The world’s oldest universities have started digitizing their historical student/staff records. Such data collections have the potential to provide valuable insights into the early educated population’s social and cultural ...
    • Immersive Installation: “A Virtual St Kilda” 

      McCaffery, John Philip; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; Watterson, A.; Allison, Colin (Springer, 2015) - Conference item
      This paper discusses a Virtual Histories project, which developed a digital reconstruction of St Kilda. St Kilda is the most remote and western part of the United Kingdom. It was evacuated in the 1930s and lay empty for ...
    • The making and evaluation of Picts and Pixels : mixed exhibiting in the real and the unreal 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Rhodes, Elizabeth Gabriel Sarah; Miller, Alan Henry David (Springer, 2018) - Conference item
      Museums publicly display collections in a physical space to relay narratives and concepts to their audiences. Progressive technologies in an exhibition can bring in varying demographics and gather higher footfall for a ...
    • Mobile onsite exploration of parallel realities with Oculus Rift 

      Davies, C.; Miller, A.; Fawcett, R. (IEEE, 2015-09-28) - Conference item
      This paper reports experience in developing a parallel reality system which allows its user to observe and move around their real environment whilst wearing a stereoscopic 3D head mounted display imbued with video-see ...
    • On Community and Sustainable Museums 

      Brown, Karen Elizabeth; Davis, Peter; Raposo, Luis; Gonzalez Rueda, Ana Sol; University of St Andrews.Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute; University of St Andrews.School of Art History (EU-LAC-MUSEUMS, 2019-02-28) - Book
      The aim of this Booklet of Community and Sustainable Museums is to share the experience and knowledge of our EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project Advisors - Beatriz Espinoza, Hugues de Varine, Teresa Morales Lersch, and Peter Davis - ...
    • The palazzo, collections, and musical patronage of Niccolò Gaddi (1536-1591) 

      Moretti, Laura (2017-07-01) - Journal article
      This article examines the collection of musical instruments and music books (both published editions and manuscripts) belonging to the Florentine Niccolò di Sinibaldo Gaddi. One of the greatest collectors and patrons of ...
    • Reflecting the now : project management and contemporary collecting in a multi-disciplinary museum 

      Alberti, Samuel J. M. M.; Allen, Stephen; Dectot, Xavier; Gill, Ruth (2018-01-10) - Journal article
      Nearly two million visitors a year will pass through the new permanent galleries of the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. This article reflects on the planning and collecting that presaged their redevelopment in ...
    • Staffin ecomuseum and the cultural landscape in Scotland 

      Brown, Karen Elizabeth (Maggioli Editore, 2018-01) - Book item
    • Time travel as a visitor experience : a virtual reality exhibit template for historical exploration 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David (Springer, 2019) - Conference item
      Developments in digital infrastructures and expanding digital literacies lower barriers for museums and visitor centres to provide new interactive experiences with their collections and heritage. With virtual reality more ...
    • Viewing the past : virtual time binoculars and the Edinburgh 1544 reconstruction 

      Rhodes, Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Davies, Christopher; Oliver, Iain; Kennedy, Sarah (Springer, 2019) - Conference item
      This paper discusses how a digital reconstruction of the Scottish capital of Edinburgh around the year 1544 was created and communicated to the public. It explores the development and reception of the Virtual Time Binoculars ...
    • A virtual museum installation for virtual time travel 

      Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; McCaffery, John Philip; Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Clemens, Jo; Vermehren, Anna (Springer, 2017-06-07) - Conference item
      This work discusses the methodology for the design, development and deployment of a virtual 19th-century Fish Curing Yard as an immersive museum installation. The museum building now occupies the same space where the curing ...
    • The Virtual Museums of Caen : a case study on modes of representation of digital historical content 

      McCaffery, John; Miller, Alan; Vermehren, Anna; Fabola, Adeola (IEEE, 2015-09-28) - Conference item
      In the early 19th Century much of the Strath of Kildonan was cleared of its people who were replaced by sheep farming. This pattern was repeated across the Scottish Highlands. In 2013 Timespan, Helmsdale Heritage and Arts ...