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dc.contributor.authorSum, Hedren Wai Yuan
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-24T04:24:52Z
dc.date.available2015-07-24T04:24:52Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/65339
dc.description.abstractArt museums, in general, play significant roles in education today. They are constantly opening up their collections for access in the digital world. However, as museums continue to face challenges, such as resources and copyright restrictions, this study sought to explore the concept of openness and investigate how open are they in providing access to their collections for educational purposes? Using the ‘4R activities’ framework by Wiley (2010), content analysis was conducted on the digital image databases and terms of use of the top 100 most visited art museums worldwide to determine their openness. The sample of the study was obtained from an annual survey published by ‘The Art Newspaper’ in April 2014. Among these 100 museums, 67 of them were found to have provided access to their digital images, but of differing degree of openness in terms of access to their digital images, and how museums communicated their openness to the users.en_US
dc.format.extent73 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Library and information science::Archives and records managementen_US
dc.titleOpenness of digital images in art museumsen_US
dc.typeThesis
dc.contributor.supervisorLee Chu Keongen_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (Information Studies)en_US
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