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  • Workplace Learning & Leadershipby Lori Reed; Paul Signorelli

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 44.00

    In this practical resource, leading workplace trainers Reed and Signorelli offer guidance on improving the effectiveness of training programs. more...

  • Thinking Contemporary Curatingby Terry Smith; Kate Fowle

    Independent Curators International 2012; US$ 19.95

    What is contemporary curatorial thought? Current discourse on the topic is heating up with a new cocktail of bold ideas and ethical imperatives. these include: cooperative curating, especially with artists; the reimagination of museums; curating as knowledge production; the historicization of exhibitionmaking; and commitment to extra-artworld participatory... more...

  • Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Libraryby Lesley S.J. Farmer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    In Introduction to Reference and Information Services in Today's School Library , one of America?s premier school library educators covers the A-Z of both reference and information services for today?s library. Lesley Farmer discusses everything from teaching students how to use sources to both in-person and virtual reference service. ... more...

  • Manual of Museum Exhibitionsby Barry Lord; Maria Piacente

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    The Manual of Museum Exhibitions is a comprehensive, practical guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing, and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. The second edition explores the exhibition development process in greater detail, providing the technical and practical methodologies museum professionals need today.... more...

  • Tablet Computers in the Academic Libraryby Rebecca K. Miller; Heather Moorefield-Lang; Carolyn Meier

    American Library Association 2014; US$ 25.00

    This roundup of the latest discussions on the topic is a relevant prism through which readers can discover ways to improve reference and instructional services at all academic libraries. more...

  • Albert Schweitzer als "homo politicus"by Thomas Suermann

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 61.52

    Hauptbeschreibung In der Öffentlichkeit wird ALBERT SCHWEITZER (1875-1965) vor allem als Arzt, Theologe oder Philosoph wahrgenommen. Hingegen ist die politische Seite des Friedensnobelpreisträgers weitgehend unbeachtet geblieben. Häufig gerät in Vergessenheit, wie sehr SCHWEITZER als politische Figur gerade in den beiden Jahrzehnten nach dem Zweiten... 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...

  • Managing Historical Records Programsby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Dearstyne's goal is to foster stronger, more vibrant historical records programs by introducing archival work and describing strategies, approaches, principles and practices of strong programs. Lots of examples, checklists, and appendices help in finding solutions and approaches. A must-have resource for anyone considering starting a historical records... more...

  • The Care and Keeping of Cultural Facilitiesby Angela Person-Harm; Judie Cooper; G. Wayne Clough

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Museum facility management is a vital part of running a museum, but can involve special challenges that even knowledgeable facility managers have not encountered before. Museum administrators who need to learn more about facility management and facility managers who are stepping into the museum environment for the first time will find this book is... more...

  • Making the Library Accessible for Allby Jane Vincent

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Accessibility is becoming an issue that libraries can no longer ignore. Making the Library Accessible for All provides a holistic guide to accessibility that addresses common issues and gives strategies for responding to unique situations. This book is a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily refer to... more...