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- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 25.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
Collections Management brings together leading papers exploring some of the major issues affecting collections management. Providing information about initiatives and issues for anyone involved in collections management, Fahy identifies the main issues relating to collecting and disposal of collections and discusses why museums should develop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
During the past decade a number of individual museums have found imaginative ways of using their collections and of making them accessible. However, museum collections as a whole are enormous in size and quantity and the question of how can they can be put to best use is ever present. When conventional exhibitions can only ever utilise a tiny proportion... more...
- ARTBOOK | DIGITAL 2012; US$ 29.95
On Curating , Carolee Thea's second volume of interviews with ten of today's leading curators, explores the intellectual convictions and personal visions that lay the groundwork for the most prestigious and influential exhibitions in the world today. Among the aesthetic and theoretical issues raised are the relationship between artist and curator,... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 79.95
Grounded in case studies from individual objects and collections from North America, Europe, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and Australia, this volume provides a new theoretical framework for examining material culture within museums. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 94.95
Suzanne Keene's pioneering book shows how museums and other cultural organizations fit into the new world of information and electronic communications and, most importantly, how they can take advantage of what it has to offer. By using new technology museums can build knowledge bases around information about collections. A collection object can... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This innovative collection of essays from an international range of contributors describes various means of preserving, protecting and presenting vital cultural resources within the context of economic development, competing claims of "ownership" of particular cultural resources, modern uses of structures and space, and other aspects of late twentieth-century... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 45.00
Human beings have always had a penchant for collecting images. The challenge today is that almost anything and everything in the world is available as a viewable image. Consequently, say O'Connor and Greisdorf, image collections can no longer be the result of ad hoc processes rooted in antiquated methodologies. To this end, they present the reader... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00
Merges the texts of seven ISBDs (for books, maps, serials, sound recordings, computer files and other electronic resources, etc) into a single text. This work is useful and applicable for descriptions of bibliographic resources in several types of catalogues. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00
In China the tradition of a book society is longer than anywhere else in the world. Chinese paper making, calligraphy and woodblock printing date from very early ages, but have for a very long time remained almost unknown to the Western world. At the IFLA satellite meeting ?Chinese Written and Printed Cultural Heritage and Library Work?... more...