Digitizing the Heritage Experience

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Nicole Martensen

The concept of design thinking — taking into account how users interact with and experience a website or product in order to design a responsive experience — has become standard in the digital world. However, the concept of user experience is not a new concept, nor is it exclusive to sectors such as technology, design, and e-commerce. If you think about it, heritage professionals — from archaeologists to museum and exhibit curators — have been immersed in the question of how people experience and consume information and artifacts from the past for centuries. Understanding how visitors continue to interact with and experience museums and historical research in the 21st century is the question currently facing heritage professionals.

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