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Online Exhibition Catalogues, Brochures, Gallery Guides and Related Materials

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The Art Newspaper's September 2010 edition contains an article by Judith H. Dobrzynski titled "Cataloguing The Changes: Museums Start To Shift From Traditional Exhibition Catalogues To Print-on-Demand and Online Versions." In the article, Ms. Dobrzynski discusses costs, usage trends and experiments shaping the future of catalogue publication.

Real Clear Arts, Judith H. Dobrzynski on Culture posted on September 19, 2010 "Do Exhibition Catalogues Have A Future? What Is It?" by Ms. Dobrzynski. Reader comments are also of interest.

A paper titled "The Transition to Online Scholarly Catalogues," published online in 2011 by Museums and the Web 2011 by Nik Honeysett of the J. Paul Getty Museum, discusses aspects of OSCI. TFAO wrote to Mr. Honeysett on 2/28/13 inquiring about further museums who may have published catalogues online.

A March 7, 2007 blog posting titled "Exhibition catalogs: Time for a rethink?" by Marc Spiegler in Artworld Salon, plus responses by readers, provides dialog concerning the past and future of paper-printed and online catalogues. Reader comments are also of interest.


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