Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories
MUSEUMS AND THE WEB 1998

Archives and Museum Informatics Home Page Overview of MW98: Why you should attend MW98 Learn new skills to enhance your museum site Explore issues and controversies facing Museums and the Web Experts featured at MW98 Commercial products and services to enhance your web site Organizations supporting MW98: Online interchange regarding the virtual museum experience Juried awards to best web sites in 5 categories

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Sessions

Multiple tracks of sessions contained over 60 papers from speakers in 17 countries.

Main Sessions

MW98 was opened and closed with Plenary Sessions. These punctuated the meeting - calling attention to the issues we face as a community and providing an agenda for action. Other Main Sessions featured two or three speakers exploring issues and controversies. Ample time for discussion, facilitated by a chair or commentator, ensured participants could engage in this review of major challenges facing museums and society in the evolution of the Web.

Museum Applications

Exciting uses of the Web as part of museum programs were featured in Museum Application Sessions.

International Projects

Museums from around the world highlighted their achievements on the Web in International Project Sessions.

Tools

Tools Sessions offered an opportunity to learn how to do new things on the Web and use new tools, in mini workshops presented by expert developers and users.

Demonstrations

Museum professionals demonstrated their sites and discussed the issues they faced in realizing them. A special "Canadian aisle" featured the museums of our host country.


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