Rich experiences for all participants

Nevile, Liddy, Lissonnet, Sophie, Roberts, Vera, and Treviranus, Jutta (2004) Rich experiences for all participants. In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual Musums and the Web Conference. From: Museums and the Web 2004, 31 Mar-3 Apr 2004, Washington DC, USA.

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Abstract

Museums are developing devices, portable and wearable that can, in many cases, be used to enrich cultural participants' experiences. These standard user access points may be made accessible to everyone equally through work by Assistive Technology Research Centre (ATRC) (httg://www.utoronto.ca/atrcD and now others to develop a user profile known in its IMS instantiation as the ACCLIP (httg://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/). This paper aims to encourage museums to enable their information devices and systems to accommodate user needs as expressed in accessibility metadata profiles. In this way, these museum devices will be truly inclusive. There is also consideration of some extensions to the accessibility architecture that may have specific value in the museum context. Starting with achievements to date, we provide examples of how the access for all element and matching resource descriptions might be used and extended for museum purposes.

Item ID: 14758
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
Keywords: digital repositories; Indigenous studies
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 23:18
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0899 Other Information and Computing Sciences > 089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169902 Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9503 Heritage > 950303 Conserving Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage @ 51%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9503 Heritage > 950302 Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage @ 49%
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