Museums and cultural heritage

Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics   Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics
2012-2013

Edited by Samantha K Hastings

The Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is a pivotal resource for cultural heritage scholars, professionals and students providing a compendium of current research, educational initiatives . . .

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Cultural Heritage Information   Cultural Heritage Information
Access and management

Edited by Ian Ruthven and G. G. Chowdhury

This book provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic . . .

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Delivering Impact with Digital Resources   Delivering Impact with Digital Resources
Planning your strategy in the attention economy

Simon Tanner

This book investigates how digital values affect our lives provides practical guidance for delivering and sustaining value and impact from digital content. Our digital presence has the power to change . . .

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Digital Archives   Digital Archives
Management, access and use

Edited by Milena Dobreva and Gabriella Ivacs

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 . . .

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Digital Humanities in Practice   Digital Humanities in Practice
Edited by Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan

This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to digital humanities explains the scope of the discipline and state of the art and provides a wide-ranging insight into emerging topics and avenues of . . .

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Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums   Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums
Emma Dadson

Are you prepared?   Whether you work with a special collection in a local archive or museum, in a large national library or managing records for a healthcare agency, an emergency plan is critical . . .

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Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections   Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections
Edited by Lorna Hughes

An authoritative examination of current issues, themes and techniques on the use of digital collections by an international team of well-respected librarians, archivists and scholars.   Although . . .

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Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

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Linked Data for Cultural Heritage   Linked Data for Cultural Heritage
Edited by Ed Jones and Michele Seikel

This book gathers a stellar list of contributors to help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums. Linked open data remains . . .

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Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums   Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums
How to clean, link and publish your metadata

Seth van Hooland and Ruben Verborgh

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. Libraries, . . .

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Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence   Managing and Growing a Cultural Heritage Web Presence
A strategic guide

Mike Ellis

This book provides a complete guide for anyone looking to build or maintain a cultural heritage web presence. Peppered with data and case studies on current practice from large and small cultural heritage . . .

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Managing Digital Cultural Objects   Managing Digital Cultural Objects
Analysis, discovery and retrieval

Edited by Allen Foster and Pauline Rafferty

This book explores the analysis and interpretation, discovery and retrieval of a variety of non-textual objects, including image, music and moving image.  Bringing together chapters written by . . .

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Museum Collections Management   Museum Collections Management
A handbook

Freda Matassa

This landmark publication is the first to draw together all aspects of museum collections management in one handbook. It is designed for anyone with responsibility for a cultural collection and covers . . .

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Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage   Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage
Edited by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson

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 . . .

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Organizing Exhibitions   Organizing Exhibitions
A handbook for museums, libraries and archives

Freda Matassa

This ground-breaking book is the first to provide museum staff, librarians and archivists with practical guidance on creating and organizing successful exhibitions.    Drawing on international . . .

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Participatory Heritage   Participatory Heritage
Edited by Henriette Roued-Cunliffe and Andrea Copeland

This book demonstrates how heritage institutions can work with community-based heritage groups to build broader, more inclusive and culturally relevant collections. The internet as a platform . . .

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The Facet Digital Heritage Collection   The Facet Digital Heritage Collection

The Facet Digital Heritage Collection includes six books written by leading academics and practitioners containing practical guidance and the latest research on digital humanities, cultural heritage information . . .

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The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition   The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd edition
Edited by Judy Dyki and Paul Glassman

The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and . . .

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The Special Collections Handbook, 2nd edition   The Special Collections Handbook, 2nd edition
Alison Cullingford

This comprehensive and no-nonsense guide to working with special collections and rare books is an essential day-to-day companion. Working with special collections can vary dramatically from preserving . . .

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Valuing your Collection   Valuing your Collection
A practical guide for museums, libraries and archives

Freda Matassa

This book will address 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 . . .

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