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Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization's Future-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization's Future

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Joseph R. Matthews ISBN-13: 9781440842887 175 pages • 8½ x 11  2016 This book explains the concept of adding value and shows staff at libraries and other organizations why they need to take steps now to ensure they are adding new value to their communities—whether it be a local town or neighborhood, a faculty and student body, or a school. Value...


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Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

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Rhonda L. Clark and Nicole Wedemeyer Miller ISBN-13: 9781610695411 215 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms. Websites, social media, and the Inte...


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Currents of Archival Thinking, 2/e

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edited by Heather MacNeil and Terry Eastwood  ISBN-13: 9781440839085 260 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2016 With new technologies and additional goals driving their institutions, archives are changing drastically. This book shows how the core foundations of archival practice can be brought forward to adapt to new environments—while adhering to the key princ...


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Digitizing Your Community's History: The Innovative Librarian's Guide (Innovative Librarian)-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Digitizing Your Community's History: The Innovative Librarian's Guide (Innovative Librarian)

$77.00

Alex Hoffman ISBN-13: 9781440842405 164 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼  2016 Follow the blueprint in this book to launch a library DIY community history digitization program—one that provides the access and fosters engagement with patrons to sustain the program over time. Internet technologies have enabled anyone to tell their story—and to find out their own...


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Kiersten F. Latham and John E. Simmons ISBN-13: 9781610692823 155 pages • 7 x 10  2014 This concise introduction to museums and museum studies explains how these institutions must evolve to meet the needs of the societies they serve. This broad introduction to museums benefits all educators who teach introductory museum studies, addressing the...


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