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Preservation Management for Libraries, Archives and Museums

Edited By: GE Gorman and Sydney J Shep
304 pages, no illustrations
Preservation Management for Libraries, Archives and Museums
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  • Preservation Management for Libraries, Archives and Museums ISBN: 9781856045742 Hardback Aug 2006 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Memory Institutions such as libraries, archives, galleries and museums all share concerns about preserving heritage, both material and documentary cultural artefacts in collections and new digitally-born material. The management of a wide range of traditional and new media formats creates a challenging environment for institutions.

This new state-of-the-art collection offers guidance from a range of international experts on preservation methods for the sustainability of collections. The book deals with a wide range of contemporary issues including: collection management; the relationship between access and preservation; relevance and use; heritage mandate; funding and sustainability; government directives, including wider promotion/public; user-pays and free access; specialist training; and the impact of digitization and resultant status of the artefact. An informed guide to managing preservation for anyone working in the library, archives, museum and heritage sectors.


The chapters cover: managing the documentary heritage: issues for the present and future preservation policy and planning intangible heritage: museums and preservation surrogacy and the artefact moving with the times in search of permanence a valuation model for paper conservation research preservation of audiovisual media: traditional to interactive formats challenges of managing the digitally born artefact preserving cultural heritage in times of conflict access and the social contract in memory institutions redefining 'the collection' in the 21st century.

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The editors G.E. Gorman BA(Hons) MDiv STB GradDipLib MA ThD FCLIP FRSA is Professor of Library and Information Management at the School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, and Editor of Online Information Review. Sydney J. Shep BA(Hons) MA MA PhD is Senior Lecturer in Print and Book Culture at Victoria University of Wellington, and the Printer at Wai-te-ata Press, a letterpress teaching laboratory, research facility and fine press printing house.
Edited By: GE Gorman and Sydney J Shep
304 pages, no illustrations
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