Journal articleThis is a summary of a project begun last year to collect objects to represent the spread of broadband across Scotland. Given the impact of the internet on all our lives, this collection can be interpreted from a social historical perspective as much as from a technological one. It also...
Journal articleMuseums are often associated exclusively with bygones. This can be problematic, especially for those who manage science, technology and medicine (STM) collections. In seeking to correct this misconception with contemporary collecting, they also face other problems, especially in scale and complexity. While acknowledging such challenges, this opinion piece proposes opportunities...
Alberti, S J M M ; Cox, Elsa ; Phillipson, Tacye ; Taubman, Alison