Digital hermeneutics is the encounter of hermeneutics and Web technology [1]. Traditionally, hermeneutics has been a theory of interpretation in the humanities. With the advent of the Web, this theory needs to be amended to account for the interpretation of information in a digital environment. Digital hermeneutics forms the appropriate context to think about providing access to and interpretation of online col- lections of cultural heritage institutions. Its main aim is to investigate the relation between the human interpretation process and Web applications supporting that interpreta- tion process.

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