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  • The Anatomy of a Museumby Steven Miller

    Wiley 2017; US$ 94.95 US$ 85.46

    Written by a museum professional and based on a course taught for many years, The Anatomy of a Museum is an engaging and accessible volume that provides a unique insider’s guide to what museums are and how they operate. An insider’s view of the rarefied world of the museum that provides a refreshing and unique account of the reality... more...

  • Museum Careersby N Elizabeth Schlatter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training,... more...

  • The Museum Manager's Compendiumby John W. Jacobsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 80.00

    The Museum Manager’s Compendium: 101 Essential Tools and Resources is a treasure trove of definitions, processes, menus, samples and categories that distill half a century of museum experience by many museum innovators. It is a must-own reference book for every museum manager and planner responsible for decisions. more...

  • Towards the Museum of the Futureby Roger Miles; Lauro Zavala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of different museum audiences, and discusses the museum as... more...

  • Museum Governanceby Marie Malaro

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 27.95

    In Museum Governance , Marie Malaro addresses a range of issues facing museum administrators and trustees, arguing they can handle their duties intelligently only if they understand two points—why our country sustains a nonprofit sector and what constitutes trusteeship. Armed with this knowledge, trustees can sort out knotty problems relating to corporate... more...

  • The Elgin Affairby Theodore Vrettos

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Almost two hundred years after they were “purchased” from Greece, the finest and most famous marbles of antiquity still remain a burning issue. This compelling, controversial story of the Elgin marbles re-creates in full and colorful detail “the greatest art theft in history,” a steamy tale of obsession, intrigue, adultery, and ruin. As the British... more...

  • Thriving in the Knowledge Ageby John H. Falk; Beverly K. Sheppard

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 38.00

    Thriving in the Knowledge age provides an entirely new way of envisioning the business model for your cultural institution. more...

  • Is Your Museum Grant-Ready?by Sarah S. Brophy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.00

    This succinct text provides an accessible, step-by-step guide for small museums and historic organizations to help assess their readiness for the often laborious grant-application process. It includes seven real-life examples of institutions that have successfully achieved grant-readiness. An invaluable resource to museums, cultural institutions, and... more...

  • Museum Materialitiesby Sandra Dudley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This is an innovative interdisciplinary book about objects and people within museums and galleries. It addresses fundamental issues of human sensory, emotional and aesthetic experience of objects. The chapters explore ways and contexts in which things and people mutually interact, and raise questions about how objects carry meaning and feeling, the... more...

  • Handbook for Museumsby David Dean; Gary Edson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Handbook for Museums is the definitive guide of need-to-know information essential for working in the museum world. Presenting a field-tested guide to best practice, the Handbook is formed around a commitment to professionalism in museum practice.  The sections provide information on management, security, conservation and education. Including... more...