Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries

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In Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries, longtime special collections exhibits curator Jessica Lacher-Feldman advises archivists at all levels on developing enlightening and entertaining exhibits. She describes each step of the exhibit process, providing straightforward tips on:

  • developing innovative exhibit ideas;
  • formulating exhibit policies and procedures for your institution;
  • crafting well-written and visually interesting exhibit labels;
  • branding and designing exhibits; and
  • promoting exhibits through conventional media, social media, and giveaway items.

Also included are case studies that detail exhibits at a variety of institutions, sample documents and forms, a literature review, and a guide to exhibit supplies.

Exhibit development doesn't have to be complicated or overwhelming. With this comprehensive resource, you'll learn how to develop exhibits that help you to better connect with your audience and advocate for your repository. “Proceed and be bold” with exhibit development, and gratifying, inspiring results will transpire.

Published: 2013
Publisher: SAA
Pages: 208
Sku: 9780838916575

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