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Long regarded as one the leading texts in museology, Introduction to Museum Work, Burcaw revised and updated this edition in 1997.

While citing recent changes in the museum world, the third edition of Burcaw’s classic work retains its useful philosophical orientation and convenient summary format.

All the basics of museology are here. The central issues are discussed and definitions are given for all the terms museum workers need to know.

Every chapter includes practical exercises making Burcaw’s book ideal for the classroom or for novice museum workers.

Accepted by the Documentation Center of the International Conference of Museums as exemplary of museum training, Introduction to Museum Work is used as a basic text in museum studies all over the world.

978-0-7619-8926-4 — Paperback