Coworking Spaces, Accelerators and Incubators: Emerging Forms of Museum Practice in an Increasingly Digital World

  title={Coworking Spaces, Accelerators and Incubators: Emerging Forms of Museum Practice in an Increasingly Digital World},
  author={Oonagh Murphy},
  journal={Museum International},
  pages={62 - 75}
  • O. Murphy
  • Published 1 January 2018
  • Sociology
  • Museum International
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