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  • The Cultural Industriesby David Hesmondhalgh

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    "At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and complex nuances of how cultural industries work. Every student of the media should have this book on their shelf" - Jennifer Holt, University of California more...

  • Albert Schweitzer als "homo politicus"by Thomas Suermann

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 49.06

    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...

  • Praktisches Management in One Person Librariesby Martina Kuth

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    This is the first book originally written in German language to offer practical guidelines on the possibilities and limitations of working as a solo librarian. In addition to illuminating relevant library and information science terminology, this compact handbook aims to help readers meet the special challenges of the one-person library,... more...

  • Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museumsby Seth van Hooland; Ruben Verborgh

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 79.92

    This highly practical handbook teaches you how to unlock the value of your existing metadata through cleaning, reconciliation, enrichment and linking and how to streamline the process of new metadata creation. more...

  • Organizing Exhibitionsby Freda Matassa

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 87.92

    This ground-breaking book is the first to provide librarian's, archivists and museum staff with practical guidance to creating and organizing successful exhibitions. Drawing on international museum practice but applicable to any exhibition or display, the book sets out a time-line from the initial idea to the final legacy. more...

  • The Pleasure of Readingby Antonia Fraser; Antonia Fraser; Victoria Gray

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Margaret Atwood, J. G. Ballard, Melvyn Bragg, A. S. Byatt, Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Gray, Germaine Greer,... more...

  • Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites and Museumsby Sarah Sutton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99

    Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites and Museums details how to go green at every level of your organization. From one of the leading experts in the sustainability practices in museums, this book explains how engaging in sustainable practices will benefit not only the planet, but also the people you serve, your programs and even your... more...

  • Emerging Technologiesby Jennifer Koerber; Michael Sauers

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 36.99

    Emerging Technologies: A Primer for Librarians is a one-stop snapshot of emerging technologies every librarian should know about and examples that illustrate how the technologies are being used in libraries today! more...