The adoption of computers in Dutch museums has been marked by the changing technology as much as by the interpretation of what the technology is meant to do. The Social Construction of Technology framework is used to review the adoption of a digital work method and to highlight the particular context in which digital collections were created. This article presents the history of selected Dutch museums and analyzes the institutional choices and approaches in the process.

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis

Navarrete, Trilce. (2015). Adaption of computers in Dutch Museums: interpreting the new tool. Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis, 18(1), 101–116. doi:10.18146/tmg.109