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World Museums, Most Famous (Exploring Abroad)
Worldwide Guide To Museums Online (Museum Stuff)
Museums around the World (WWW virtual Library)
List of Museums (Wikipedia)

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Subjects

Preservation History (Quotation), Museum, Archive, Library (Bibliography)

Resources

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General

Dictionary

museum : an institution devoted to the procurement, care, study, and display of objects of lasting interest or value; also : a place where objects are exhibited — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance and some public museums make them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities throughout the world and more local ones exist in smaller cities, towns and even the countryside. Museums have varying aims, ranging from serving researchers and specialists to serving the general public. The goal of serving researchers is increasingly shifting to serving the general public. — Wikipedia

Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Preservation

History

A History Of Museums, ‘The Memory Of Mankind’ (Bob Mondello, All Things Considered, NPR)
History of museums (Geoffrey D. Lewis, Encyclopedia Britannica)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Museum

Museum of Museums

Library

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Occupation

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Organization

American Association of Museums

Museums Association

Archives & Museum Informatics
Museum Related Organizations (Smithsonian)

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)
Meetup.com

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

Museums News (Museums Association)
Museum magazine (American Alliance of Museums)
NPR Archives
Google News

Article

Google Scholar

Book

ISBNdb, Google Books

Government

US National Smithsonian Museums and Zoo

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Museum of Pez Memorbilia

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future




Center for the Future of Museums (American Alliance of Museums)

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Museums News (Museums Association)
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