Weekly Feature

Online Museum-Going

June 26, 2007
by findingDulcinea Staff
The rise of the popularity of the Internet has gone hand in hand with the move from paper to pixels––a shift from physical to virtual––of many pieces of everyday life: correspondence, shopping, learning, and even your taxes can now be done online. At the forefront of this movement have always been the gatekeepers of knowledge and history: museums and libraries. Once places that appeared to hold captive rare books or pieces of fine art in the name of preservation; libraries and museums are now able to make viewing these objects a reality for anyone with a computer and an Internet connection. This week we'll show you how you can explore museum collections online.

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