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Access to the Ages: The Importance of Virtual Curation for the Blind

August 16, 2013

Great post on museum inclusivity . . .

the Virtual Curation Laboratory

Introduction by Bernard K. Means, Virtual Curation Laboratory, project director

Yesterday, I had a short piece published in a special issue of the online Museum Practice devoted to 3D technology.  In this piece, I talk some about virtual curation, particularly different reactions to digital models of artifacts and printed replicas.  Different audiences have quite varying needs and expectations, as do those who are presenting these audiences with a virtual or tangible version of the past.  Ultimately, we are talking about making the ages accessible to people, particularly those who might not readily have access for one reason or another.  The majority of this particular blog I turn over to Robert Jaquiss, who gives his perspective on the importance of virtual curation for the blind.

The Importance of Virtual Curation for the Blind

by Robert Jaquiss

This article discusses the importance of virtual curation for the blind. The author has…

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