Information Dominance - Study on Potential for U.S. Army to share Historical Information with Online Audiences
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This paper explores why the U.S. Army Center for Military History does not currently share its extensive museum collection online. It considers the regulatory, policy and legal issues that are commonly seen as limiting the sharing of this information, highlighting where these issues both support and limit online collection sharing. The paper also includes a small survey of current Army museum professionals’ views of the challenges and value in sharing the Army collection online. It concludes by making some recommendations on how the Center for Military History could begin to move into the digital future and what potential partners it could leverage to assist in the process.