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  • Fundraising and Strategic Planningby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Fundraising and Strategic Planning: Innovative Approaches for Museums appraise strategies museums employ to raise funds including admission prices, membership categories, donor and affinity groups, and specialized event-driven efforts while examining new crowdfunding models such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. more...

  • Collections Care and Stewardshipby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Collections Care and Stewardship: Innovative Approaches for Museums considers best practices and innovations related to documenting collections with regard to movement and safe handling of items for transport, display, photography, and treatment; collections storage; and information-sharing within and beyond the museum. more...

  • Museum and Historic Site Managementby Samantha Chmelik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99

    Museum and Historic Site Management: A Case Study Approach utilizes the classic business case study approach to help museum and public history professionals think through different scenarios and understand/anticipate different points of view in resolving issues. The thirty case study topics include board management, fundraising, personnel planning,... more...

  • Museums and the Paradox of Changeby Robert R. Janes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that are assuming priority. The major focus of concern in the global museum community is the sustainability of museums in light of these pressures, not to mention falling attendance and the... more...

  • Registration Methods for the Small Museumby Daniel B. Reibel

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 37.99

    Daniel B Reibel's Registration Methods for the Small Museum has been the definitive guide to registration methodology since 1978. Covering all aspects of the registration of museum collections, Registration Methods for the Small Museum provides practical solutions for any museum professional in a concise, readable manner. The new fourth edition brings... more...

  • Museums and Communitiesby Ivan Karp; Christine Mullen Kreamer; Steven Levine

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 28.95

    Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve. Essays include the role of museums in civil society, the history of African-American collections, and experiments with museum-community dialogue about the... more...

  • Lost in the Museumby Nancy Moses

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    Few beyond the insider realize that museums own millions of objects the public never sees. In Lost in the Museum, Nancy Moses takes the reader behind the Oemployees onlyO doors to uncover the stories buried?along with the objects?in the crypts of museums, historical societies, and archives. Weaving the stories of the object, its original owner, and... more...

  • Museum Exhibition Planning and Designby Elizabeth Bogle

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 62.99

    Museum Exhibition Planning and Design is a comprehensive introduction and reference to exhibition planning and design. This book focuses on both the procedural elements of successful planning, like the phases of exhibit design and all associated tasks and issues, and on the design elements that make up the realized exhibit itself, such as color,... more...

  • Ausstellungen entwerfen / Designing Exhibitionsby Aurelia Bertron; Claudia Frey; Ulrich Schwarz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 39.95

    Drawing on examples from the authors? own experience as exhibition designers, this book examines every phase of exhibition creation. Topics include concept and design, presentation and staging, communicative forms and media, text and graphics, typography and layout, and the use of lighting. more...

  • Museums and Social Activismby Kylie Message

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Museums and Social Activism is the first study to bring together historical accounts of the African American and later American Indian civil rights-related social and reform movements that took place on the Smithsonian Mall through the 1960s and 1970s in Washington DC with the significant but unknown story about museological transformation and curatorial... more...