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Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship

Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship (Hardback)

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This introduction to the field of art museum librarianship and its diverse settings addresses the topics of leadership, reader services, automation, security, cataloging, space planning, collection development, visual resources, ephemera, special collections, archives, fundraising, public relations, volunteers and interns, professional development, and solo librarianship. Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship, the first publication of its kind, includes a bibliography, an index, and over 90 black and white images of art museums, their libraries, and items from their collections.

Reference & ResearchLibrary & information sciences Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 10/04/2007 ISBN-13: 9780810859180  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Joan M. Benedetti was a Librarian-Cataloger at the L.A. County Museum of Art Research Library until she retired in 2002. Before that, she was the Museum Librarian (a solo position) at the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) for 21 years, also serving as Director of CAFAM's Center for the Study of Art and Culture, 1989-1994. She has been an active member of the Art Libraries Society of North America. Michael Brand has been director of the J. Paul Getty Museum since December 2005, after having served as director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond since 2000. Ann B. Abid was the head librarian at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1985 until her retirement in 2004. Before that she worked for 22 years at the St. Louis Art Museum. She has been an active member of ARLIS/NA, serving as president in 1988.

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