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Official Museum Directory Debuts New Website
The Official Museum Directory announced that it will debut a comprehensive new companion website for its print directory (www.officialmuseumdirectory.com). The website features a searchable database of more than 11,500 museums, zoos, historic sites, aquariums, science centers, and other cultural/historical learning centers.
The online directory aims to provide museum professionals, researchers, reference librarians, and other subscribers with greater capability for finding museum information. The focal points of the new site are a subscription-based search engine and a searchable suppliers guide connecting museum professionals with each other and with industry vendors.
In print for nearly 40 years, The Official Museum Directory is published in cooperation with the American Association of Museums (www.aam-us.org) and contains detailed information on thousands of institutions including address and contact information; collections and exhibition information; hours of operation and admission prices; key personnel; research fields; activities, attendance, publications, and more.
The suppliers guide is open to the public and allows users to find vendors by keyword search, location, or category. The new site will also contain an industry newsfeed, updated hourly, as well as features spotlighting a different museum and museum professional each month.
The Official Museum Directory is published by National Register Publishing (NRP; www.nationalregisterpub.com), a division of Marquis Who's Who, LLC (www.marquiswhoswho.com), and is based in New Providence, NJ. Marquis Who's Who also publishes Who's Who in America, the American Art Directory, and The Official Catholic Directory.
Source: National Register Publishing
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