Informational Value of Museum Web Sites

Victoria Kravchyna, Sam Hastings

Abstract


What information are virtual visitors looking for on museum Web sites? This paper is a first step in a larger investigation into the informational value of museum Web sites. Scholars, teachers, students, museums staff, and museum visitors are the main categories of visitors examined in this study. Questions were asked of these museum audiences about their use of museum Web sites, museum databases, and other aspects of virtual visits.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v7i2.929



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