Archives Alive: Expanding Engagement with Public Library Archives and Special Collections 1st Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0838913352
ISBN-10: 0838913350
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Editorial Reviews


The examples throughout can be adapted by other libraries, and they may also inspire librarians to create their own special collections programming ... Recommended for special collections librarians, reference librarians, rare book librarians, library administrators, archivists, and library students." --Library Journal

This book would be very helpful for any library with a special collections or archives interested in creating new projects and programs." --Catholic Library World

These examples show that local libraries are seeking to expand public access to their unique archival and special collections by creative marketing and taking advantage of emerging digital technologies. Recommended for libraries interested in expanding and promoting regional history collections." --American Reference Books Annual

About the Author

Diantha Dow Schull is an advisor to libraries, museums, and foundations on organizational and program development. She was formerly president of Libraries for the Future and the Americans for Libraries Council. Earlier, she was executive director of the French-American Foundation, director of exhibitions and education at the New York Public Library, director of interpretive programs at the Library of Congress, and assistant director of the Museum Aid Program of the New York State Council on the Arts. Schull serves on the board of the Connecticut Humanities Council. She is the author of 50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action as well as numerous articles on cultural institutions and was coeditor, with Pauline Rothstein, of Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.35 pounds
  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0838913350
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0838913352
  • Product Dimensions : 7 x 0.74 x 10 inches
  • Publisher : ALA Editions; 1st Edition (June 16, 2015)
  • Language: : English