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  • Stewardship: Collections and Historic Preservationby Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko; Stacy Klingler; Bob Beatty; Scott Carrlee; Bruce Teeple; Patricia L. Miller; Julia Clark; Jackie Hoff; Nicolette B. Meister; Julie A. Reilly

    AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    Small museums need affordable ways to provide care for their collections and the tools to lobby for additional funds for their long-term health. In this book, we offer practical tips for collections care, including preservation strategies for historic properties, strategies for managing collections, developing policies, and planning for the future... more...

  • 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$ 50.58

    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$ 32.99

    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...

  • I've Seen It All at the Libraryby Jonathan M. Farlow

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    Most people think of libraries as solemn places filled with dusty books and dustier people. This "memoir and more" of a career librarian explodes that misconception. Recounting his years behind the reference desk with an emphasis on the strange behavior of patrons, the author shows that public libraries are anything but staid and quiet. The... more...

  • School Library Infographicsby Peggy Creighton

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 45.00

    Infographics have become increasingly popular educational tools for visually conveying ideas and information?in class projects, in daily lessons, and for promoting school and library programs. This book?the only one of its kind?helps you create your own computer-generated visuals for your class and library using common software platforms and free... more...

  • Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policyby Jonathan Lazar; Daniel F. Goldstein; Anne Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy provides readers with a must-have resource to digital accessibility from both a technical and policy perspective. Inaccessible digital interfaces and content often lead to forms of societal discrimination that may be illegal under various laws. This book is unique in that it provides a multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Domain Analysis for Knowledge Organizationby Richard Smiraglia

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 78.95

    Domain analysis is the process of studying the actions, knowledge production, knowledge dissemination, and knowledge-base of a community of commonality, such as an academic discipline or a professional community. The products of domain analysis range from controlled vocabularies and other knowledge organization systems, to scientific evidence about... more...

  • Information Resource Descriptionby Philip Hider

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 116.00

    Provides the tools and guidance needed to create, organize and manage digital assets effectively. This book provides a systematic overview of the ways in which information resources are being described so as to facilitate their access across a wide range of contexts. The focus is on metadata used in contemporary systems and environments. more...