London, 11th May 2020
MuseumsEtc Offers Museums 6 Months Free Access to Complete Book Collection
In an effort to assist museums and galleries during the COVID-19 pandemic, MuseumsEtc have partnered with digital publishers Exact Editions to offer free access to the publisher’s complete book collection, comprising almost 70 titles, until 1st November 2020. The offer includes advanced remote access options to allow museum professionals to easily navigate resources whilst working at home over the coming months.
The MuseumsEtc Collection shares innovation in museum practice worldwide, drawing on the international experience of hundreds of leading museums and galleries in such key areas as inclusion, interpretation, learning, management, new media, and visitor engagement. Designed specifically for use in both academic and professional contexts, the collection is in use in leading museums and galleries worldwide.
Every page of each title is incorporated into Exact Editions’ comprehensive search facility, meaning that users can instantly look up a specific topic at the touch of a button. Remote access will be set up for all participating museums to allow access from wherever they are in the midst of the world health crisis.
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Publisher Graeme Farnell said: “We want to ensure that museum professionals can access the very best digital resources from home over this difficult period. We hope it’ll be widely used across the globe providing an invaluable new source of shared experience and inspiration.”
Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “This is a great opportunity for museums to explore the archive of book titles available within the collection and provide their staff, researchers and students with a wealth of information at their fingertips.”