Library and Museum Studies

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

The Information

A History, a Theory, a Flood

From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Chaos and Genius comes a thoughtful and provocative...

A History of the World in 100 Objects

"An enthralling and profoundly humane book that every civilized person should read." -- The Wall...

The Oxford Guide to Library Research

In this fourth edition of The Oxford Guide to Library Research Thomas Mann spells out the range of...

The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History

A paperback edition of a critically-acclaimed 1998 study of the meaning and effects of 'Heritage'.

Creative Storytelling: Building Community/Changing Lives

Creative Storytelling

Building Community/Changing Lives


Jack Zipes has reinvigorated storytelling as a successful and engaging tool for teachers and...

Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrieval

Information retrieval (IR) is a complex human activity supported by sophisticated systems. This book...

A History of New York in 101 Objects

“Delightfully surprising….A portable virtual museum…an entertaining stroll through the history of...

The Cultural Industries

"At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and...

Story Proof: The Science Behind the Startling Power of Story

Story Proof

The Science Behind the Startling Power of Story


Like Stephen Krashen's important work in The Power of Reading, Story Proof collects and analyzes...

The Economics of Cultural Policy

Non-technical analysis of how cultural industries contribute to economic growth and the policies...