Based on a literature review, 39 key informant interviews, 15 focus group sessions and an online survey (completed by 2,698 cultural workers and employers), this report identifies key trends and issues regarding human resources in Canada's cultural sector and provides recommendations for addressing human resource challenges.
Arts Research Monitor articles, category = Digital technologies & the arts
This report examines the impact of digitization on Canadian book publishers. The report provides recommendations about how the Association of Canadian Publishers and its members can stay abreast of the changes and implement best practices in their business activities.
The Changing Face of Music Delivery: The Effects of Digital Technologies on the Music Industry (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 8)
This report investigates recent changes that have affected the music industry, such as the arrival of efficient digital technologies and the adeptness with which music consumers have explored non-traditional methods of music transmission.
The Pew Internet and American Life Project surveyed artists, musicians and members of the public to gather information on their perceptions of internet usage in regards to artistic activity and intellectual property.
In this report, Barbara Soren explores the characteristics of educational and meaningful online experiences and evaluates a number of virtual museum exhibits based on their ability to engage online visitors.
Demographic Characteristics of Arts Attendance, 2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (USA) (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 4)
Two NEA Research Notes based on the 2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA) examine participation in the arts and demographic characteristics of arts attendees. The report on overall participation in the arts shows that 76% of all Americans – or 157 million Americans 18 or older – participated in the arts in some way in 2001/02. This figure is strikingly similar to an equivalent Canadian figure...