In Beverly Serrell’s book, Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach, she provides those working in museum’s or other fields that require an understanding of writing exhibit labels a comprehensive and detailed outline of how to do so. In this text, Serrell focuses on the importance, not only of conveying the materials concisely, but on how visitors will interact with it, and how best to cater exhibit labels to visitors. She opens the book with her “10 Commandments,” which provide brief summaries of what she explains in detail throughout the rest of the text. These 10 Commandments are:
In short, Beverly Serrell’s Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach is a completely eye-opening text that has left me feeling better prepared as I approach writing my own exhibit labels for an upcoming exhibit label assignment with Philadelphia’s Independence Seaport Museum.
 Beverly Serrell, Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach, (Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015): p. 2.
 Ibid, p. 7.
 Ibid, pgs. 327-329.