Chapter 25. The Museum Profession

  1. Sharon Macdonald
  1. Patrick J. Boylan

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch25

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

How to Cite

Boylan, P. J. (2006) The Museum Profession, in A Companion to Museum Studies (ed S. Macdonald), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108393

Online ISBN: 9780470996836

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Keywords:

  • museum;
  • developing countries;
  • museum employment;
  • community development;
  • archaeology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Expansion of Museum Employment

  • Changes in Roles

  • Diversification of Museum Work

  • Challenges of Change

  • A Changing Profession

  • Professional Education and Training

  • Conclusion