Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to serve their communities.
This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, including development to sites such as historical societies, social movement organisations and community centres, and explores new definitions of what community archives might encompass, particularly in relation to disciplines outside the archives.
This book presents up-to-date research and offers concrete guidelines for records professionals concerned with challenges to records in the online environment including privacy, accessibility, portability, metadata and ownership.
This book helps to break down archival concepts and best practices into teachable solutions. Whether it's a researcher needing to cull their most important email correspondence, or an empty-nester transferring home movies and photographs to more easily shared and mixed digital formats, this book will show you how to offer assistance.
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.
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.