If records cannot be accessed or shared online, the very mission of the museum is at risk. This is a moment for museum professionals to enter new arenas and test digital tools that transform and improve how they work.
Précis: Adapting to the pace of the digital age will require an acceleration in the work culture of most museums. How can they preserve the necessarily slow rhythm of scholarship while adopting the fast pace of the contemporary professional environment?
Museums have always earned our trust; many today continue to advance trust by embracing new technologies and initiatives that help further their mission of providing access while protecting creators rights.