Millennials comprise the majority of museum visitors yet their numbers for attendance are not as high as they need to be due to economic factors
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There is little current data to support assertions about trends in museum attendance; urge public agencies to fund current and comprehensive studies
The top five barriers to museum entry and enjoyment for seniors are: comfort, sensory, physical accessibility, safety, and practical access.
Museum professionals have options for professional advocacy including information that supports salary negotiations; here is a list of resources
Museum unpaid internships are common; commitment to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) is a reason to prioritize paid internships
A museum’s mission statement and strategic plan are created based on core values held by museum staff, informing the future of museums
Visitor engagement with museum collections and exhibits includes the use of technology to augment and expand their experience and enjoyment.
If a digital museum project requires working with a digitization vendor, museum staff must put digital project specifications in place—here’s a primer
Digitization is costly either done in-house or by a vendor; museum staff should assess digitization needs and risks/benefits of using external vendors.
Immersive digital cultural heritage experiences (CHEs) can be constructed with the support of a museum Collections Management System (CMS)
List of 2020 museum conferences. With schedule, travel, and budget constraints, museum professionals need a strategy for planning conference attendance.
Skills for special librarians and virtual librarians are awareness of trends, new technologies and resources, and building subject specialties
Museum sustainability depends on articulating the value of what museums do and why it matters; here is a list of resources to help