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Proposed European anatomical collections network
Universities, colleges, medical institutions and professional societies in the past used their museums as tools to establish themselves as the rightful producers of anatomical knowledge. Anatomical and medical museums, ...
University collections and object-based pedagogies
Engagement with objects, either directly or through digital media, has long been recognized as a viable, constructivist pedagogy, capable of mediating significant meaning and context. The increasing uptake of digital ...
Making the museum visible
Reinventing a veterinary museum
The Veterinary Museum, Complutense University, Madrid, is an interesting example of institutional adaptation. From its establishment, it has had to reinvent itself in response to political, social, economic and academic ...
Interpreting indigenous art in university collections
Debates on the representation of indigenous cultures in museums have come to the fore in the past thirty years. This paper examines the context for the opening of Waipapa Marae at the University of Auckland in 1988. It ...
The Polo Museale of Sapienza University of Rome
an opportunity for culture, education and tourism
Over the years museums used new technologies to catalogue their collections both for internal management and to make them available to citizens, scholars and tourists. New technologies meet their needs by disseminating ...
The historical instruments from Valongo Observatory,Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Valongo Observatory is part of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded in 1881 with the primary mission of being used for the practical lessons given at Rio de Janeiro Polytechnic School. It has a ...
The new communication technologies for sharing and participatory Italian university museums
Thanks to their peculiar identities linked to the specific disciplines which determined their creation, university museums offer an interesting experience to reflect on the role that the community of museum professionals ...
The University of Lisbon’s cultural heritage survey (2010–2011)
In this paper, a survey of the cultural heritage of the University of Lisbon (2010–2011) will be presented, with a focus on the methodological approach. Main results will be discussed, as well as future perspectives regarding ...
Universities and their museums
University museums and collections – and the cultural, educational and research potential that they represent to a campus landscape – can appear at times insufficiently recognized by their host institutions as relevant and ...
Correlation between instrument collection and archive sources of the Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona
The collection of scientific instruments for teaching and research of the Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona is under study to increase the information and knowledge of each item. The main sources of information ...