April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Sessions: Abstract

Exploring the National Gallery of Australia online database for prints and printmaking spatially   go to paper

John O'Brien, Soul Solutions, Australia

Online mapping is hot. The interface of maps provides an engaging mechanism to explore objects spatially, that is, view an object at its location on the earth. This paper explores the practical use of online mapping technologies at to provide an intuitive and engaging experience for the exploration of extensive collections at low cost to the institution. The National Gallery of Australia provides an online database for prints and printmaking in the Australian region –

Session: Cultural Orienteering and Situated Meaning-Making [Technology]

Keywords: NGA, prints, collection, spatial, geocode, Virtual Earth