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.
'Open Heritage Data has clear goals: to 'inspire and kickstart' GLAM professionals' involvement with these concepts and to explore how some users (termed 'heritage amateurs') engage with the data. Combined with the author's autoethnographic approach, this book produces a persuasive argument for making heritage data open, with many examples showing the benefit of the author's extensive experience...Overall, the text succeeds in positively presenting the value of open heritage data and encouraging professionals to learn more.'
Goodman's invaluable resource includes 72 time-saving guides that will streamline your processes. Addressing myriad marketing, publicity, and promotion activities, this book is packed with tried and true best practices and useful tips for organizations of all sizes.
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.
Exploring Discovery examines the range of discovery-focused tools and technologies being deployed by libraries and provides a series of case studies illustrating the interfaces and technologies that can be used by libraries today.
This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of how rapid technological changes and the push for providing wide access to digitized cultural heritage holdings are changing the landscape of archives.
This book provides a wide range of international guidance and perspectives on the complexity of issues surrounding the preservation of local cultural heritage, ranging from formal cultural heritage institutions to individual community members in the associated processes of creation, organization, access, use and preservation.
This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.
This book addresses the issues around valuing objects in cultural collections, ranging from high-value to low or no-value, including practical advice on how to assign values and examples from museums, libraries and archives.