Adaption of computers in Dutch Museums: interpreting the new tool
Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis , Volume 18 - Issue 1 p. 101- 116
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.