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Title Collecting and exhibiting computer-based technology : expert curation at the museums of the Smithsonian Institution / Petrina Foti.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 166 pages).
Series Routledge research in museum studies ; 19
Routledge research in museum studies ; 19.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Petrina Foti is Adjunct Professor in Museum Studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA. She is involved with the Oral History Collection at the Smithsonian Institution Archives, USA.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 23, 2019).
Subject Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Institution.
Computers -- Collectors and collecting.
Museums -- Collection management -- United States.
Museum exhibits -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States.
Contents What is computer-based technology? -- Curating the unprecedented -- Adaptive, distributed, and transmitted: the expert curation in action -- Dealing with the digital: computer technology in the collection -- "The black box conundrum": computers technology on exhibit -- Internal processing: the methods of curating computer-based technology -- The ever-evolving future.
Summary "Computer technology has transformed modern society, yet curators wishing to reflect those changes face difficult challenges in terms of both collecting and exhibiting. Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology examines how curators at the history and technology museums of the Smithsonian Institution have met these challenges"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: Foti, Petrina, author. Collecting and exhibiting computer-based technology Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019 9780815369943