Title:Museum Images On-Line: Meeting the Needs of Educators
Authors:Layna White, David Green, Robert Lancefield, Susan Chun, Günter Waibel, Sherry Hsi, Diane Harley
Publication:MW2007: Museums and the Web 2007

Still images, often sourced from museums, are the most heavily used type of digital resource in higher-education institutions today. How can museums ensure that digital images from their collections are effectively distributed and used by educators? After summaries of the key findings of two recent studies on the use of digital images in higher education, we present reports on three examples of different kinds of innovative initiatives that connect digital images from museum collections with the needs and practices of teachers. Sherry Hsi discusses how The Exploratorium