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  • Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book

    A Directory of Over 10,200 Terms, Organizations, Projects and Acronyms in the Areas of Information Management, Library Science, Publishing and Archive Management, 10th Edition

    By Ray Prytherch

    Listing over 10,000 entries, Harrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book spans everything from traditional printing terms to search engines and from book formats to URLs. Revisions for this tenth edition have centred in particular on the Information Society and its ramifications, on the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie, 1st Edition

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Museum Educator's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Graeme K. Talboys

    Described by GEM* as 'a very informative and practical book ... worth having on any museum shelf', the Museum Educator's Handbook is a thorough and practical guide to setting up and running education services in all types of museum, even the smallest, in any geographical setting. This third…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge

  • Linking Literacy and Libraries in Global Communities

    1st Edition

    By Marlene Asselin, Ray Doiron

    Libraries in today's global world have emerged as key players in building a culture for reading in communities while enhancing the literacy development of children, youth, adults and seniors. Whether one lives in a modern city with sophisticated library services or in a remote region of the world…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Introducing Peace Museums

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Apsel

    Nominated for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in non-fiction This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Tim Wales

    In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
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  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
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  • Cultural Policy, Work and Identity

    The Creation, Renewal and Negotiation of Professional Subjectivities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Paquette

    How have cultural policies created new occupations and shaped professions? This book explores an often unacknowledged dimension of cultural policy analysis: the professional identity of cultural agents. It analyses the relationship between cultural policy, identity and professionalism and draws…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Developing Community-Led Public Libraries

    Evidence from the UK and Canada, 1st Edition

    By John Pateman, Ken Williment

    This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application of those approaches in Canadian public libraries, the authors offer a powerful and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Digital Dieting

    From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness, 1st Edition

    By Tara Brabazon

    Imagine if a student spent as much time managing information as celebrities doted on dieting? While eating too much food may be the basis of a moral panic about obesity, excessive information is rarely discussed as a crisis of a similar scale. Obviously, plentiful and high quality food is not a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Digital Health Information for the Consumer

    Evidence and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    By David Nicholas, Paul Huntington, Peter Williams

    This unique book draws on research that constituted the first major nationwide evaluation of the use and impact of key digital health information platforms which were provided to thousands of health consumers in the UK. The authors offer the first comprehensive and detailed comparison of usage and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives

    1st Edition

    By John Feather

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    Disaster planning might not seem a pressing concern - until disaster strikes. Recent events have reminded us that any collection or service may be at risk, and libraries and archives must have prevention and recovery measures in place. Written by academics and practitioners, drawing on firsthand…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Helen J. Chatterjee, Leonie Hannan

    The use of museum collections as a path to learning for university students is fast becoming a new pedagogy for higher education. Despite a strong tradition of using lectures as a way of delivering the curriculum, the positive benefits of ’active’ and ’experiential learning’ are being recognised in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Equity and Excellence in the Public Library

    Why Ignorance is Not our Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Bob Usherwood

    This important volume by one of the leading scholars in the field examines and discusses how library professionals can meet the demands of policy makers to open up the public library system without destroying its values. Based on a critical literature review, a survey of library professionals and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • From Museum Critique to the Critical Museum

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius, Piotr Piotrowski

    Since the late nineteenth century, museums have been cited as tools of imperialism and colonialism, as strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. But, could the museum absorb and benefit from its critique, turning into a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works

    The Problems of Meaning and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Pauline Rafferty, Rob Hidderley

    Indexing and information retrieval work properly only if language and interpretation are shared by creator and user. This is more complex for non-verbal media. The authors of Indexing Multimedia and Creative Works explore these challenges against a background of different theories of language and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Information Beyond Borders

    International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis on internationalization that characterized them,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston, 1st Edition

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Heritage as a field of research and collective action has emerged only in the last 40 years, spurred by the 1972 Unesco World Heritage Convention. Conservation was the touchstone discipline of the field, but the highly interdisciplinary nature of heritage has brought in a wide diversity of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Thing about Museums

    Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Gower Handbook of Library and Information Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ray Prytherch

    This Gower Handbook is an authoritative guide to both the traditional and newer aspects of library and information management. Edited by Ray Prytherch, it brings together the insight of a range of respected contributors, who offer advice on the management, storage, retrieval, analysis, marketing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

    Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Brine

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses.  The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Danner

    Edited by Jules Winterton

    Around the world, legal information managers, law librarians and other legal information specialists work in many settings: law schools, private law firms, courts, government, and public law libraries of various types. They are characterized by their expertise in working with legal information in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    2nd Edition

    By Loyita Worley

    Edited by Sarah Spells

    The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Shepherd

    'Archives have the potential to change people's lives. They are 'a fundamental bulwark of our democracy, our culture, our community and personal identity' - National Council of Archives. Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England innovatively focuses on the multifunctional reasons behind the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch, 1st Edition

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

    1st Edition

    By Graham Walton

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Space

    Where Architecture Meets Museology, 1st Edition

    By Kali Tzortzi

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
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  • Museums and Public Value

    Creating Sustainable Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Scott

    Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we build the kind of engagement that sustains our futures.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Higher Education Working Together

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    Edited by Anne Boddington

    Over the last twenty years the educational role of the museum has come to be central to its mission. There are now far more educational opportunities, new spaces, new interfaces - both digital and physical, and a growing number of education and interpretation departments, educational curators and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

    1st Edition

    By Jill Beard

    Edited by Penny Dale

    University libraries around the world have embraced the possibilities of the digital learning environment, facilitating its use and proactively seeking to develop the provision of electronic resources and services. The digital environment offers opportunities and challenges for librarians in all…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Restitution

    New Practices, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott, Kostas Arvanitis

    This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level. In particular, it explores contemporary practices and recent claims, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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