CMS or CMS?

Some Digital Museum Systems...

live locally

  • Collections Management (CMS)
    (TMS, KE)
  • Digital Asset Management (DAMS)
    (Piction, Nuxeo)
  • In-gallery Kiosks/tableware
    (Open Exhibits, MS Surface)

Some Museum Systems...

live on servers

  • Content Management (CMS)
    (WordPress, Drupal, Omeka)
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Web Presence (flat HTML pages or integrating systems)
  • Social Media Networks & Feeds (Instagram, Twitter, FB)
    and possibly...
  • Collections Management (CMS)
  • Digital Asset Management (DAMS)

These systems may or may not talk to one another or share content

Seb Chan, "API at the Center of the Museum," Cooper Hewitt Labs, https://labs.cooperhewitt.org/2014/the-api-at-the-center-of-the-museum/

Some Do

Social Media

is always changing

CMS or CMS?

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