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Preserving our heritage : perspectives from antiquity to the digital age / selections and commentary by Michèle Valerie Cloonan.

Publication:
Chicago : Neal -Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxvii, 693 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Subjects:
Library materials -- Conservation and restoration.
Books -- Conservation and restoration.
Archival materials -- Conservation and restoration.
Manuscripts -- Conservation and restoration.
Sound recordings -- Conservation and restoration.
Photographs -- Conservation and restoration.
Motion picture film -- Preservation.
Digital preservation.
Museums -- Conservation and restoration.
Cultural property -- Conservation and restoration.
Summary:
A collection of key introductory readings of historic preservation literature. Since the essays are presented in an historical timeline, the reader discovers the roots of many current debates. By bringing together material from a variety of sources, this text represents the depth and scope of this intellectually rich field.
Contents:
Early perspectives on preservation
Perspectives on cultural heritage
Preservation in context: libraries, archives, museums, and the built environment
Collections: development and management
Risks to cultural heritage: time, nature, and people
Conservation
Frameworks for digital preservation
Preservation policy
Ethics and values
Multicultural perspectives
Sustainability.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Cloonan, Michèle Valerie, 1955- editor.
ISBN:
1555709370
9781555709372
OCLC:
869140987
Publisher Number:
99961522965
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