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Title:
Archives alive : expanding engagement with public library archives and special collections
Author:
Schull, Diantha Dow.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Physical Description:
xxvii, 324 pages ; 26 cm
Summary:
Analyzes trends in public programming, community documentation, and digital communications that are re-shaping the image, functions, content, and uses of public library archives and special collections. Schull also offers examples of more than 100 projects that reflect the scope and variety of emerging practices that foster public engagement, culled from conversations with dozens of the nation's leading public library archivists and special collections staff.
Language:
English
Contents:
Art and archives -- Community archives -- Educational initiatives -- Emerging institutional models -- Exhibitions and related programs -- Interactive archives -- Lectures, conferences, and broadcast programs -- National and international programs -- Oral history and community documentation projects -- Tours, commemorations, and special events.
ISBN:
9780838913352
Format :
Book