Museums 101 will be a “museum fundamentals” book, to be used by museum founders, board members, museum staff, students and museum enthusiasts. The Museum field is under going a dramatic shift due to issues of inclusion, globalization, social media, social collateral, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, mobility, collaboration, consumerization of IT, online education and corporatization.
The book will include information for all types “museums”, including Natural History Museums, Art Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Science Centers, Science Museums, Visitors Centers and Children’s Museums. “Museums” are becoming multidisciplinary venues needing to attract multiple audiences.
“Museums 101″ to be available for purchase on the AltaMira Press website August 2014. The book will include useful information and worksheets that museum enthusiasts, professionals and founders will want to keep near their desk.
Included in the book:
○ The Museum Toolbox
○ Museum Resources
○ Glossary of Essential Museum Related Terms