college museums
"This unique and much-needed directory will be useful for practitioners, researchers, teachers, and tourists."
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"The first guide of its kind in over half a century, this work contains 1,108 descriptions in 24 categories. It presents a comprehensive picture of museums, galleries, and related facilities in American universities and colleges.... Beyond being fascinating in its scope, the book provides a wide variety of information about the operations of the facilities..."
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"Danilov, the compiler of several other museum directories, describes more than 1,000 art museums, botanical gardens, observatories, libraries with exhibt galleries, and specialized museums--academic and large public libraries will find it useful."
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America's College Museums
Handbook & Directory
Second Edition


Pub. Date: August 2011
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-674-6/978-1-59237-674-2
Price: $195.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-675-9 EBook Vendors

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The only resource of its kind, this work presents a comprehensive picture of over 1,700 museums and galleries in American colleges and universities.

This updated second edition includes data on 400 new facilities, more photos, new museum director contact information and four new indices to offer complete coverage of these important cultural facilities. It is an essential in-house reference tool for all campus museums and galleries and will be an important resource for academic and public libraries as well.

Students and their visitors may be surprised at the wealth and variety of culture readily available on their own campuses, and this guide makes the investigatory task easy.

America’s College Museums provides a comprehensive overview of the funding, development, exhibitions, governance and future trends of college museums, along with highly informative profiles of these important facilities. This new edition will be a welcome source for all academic and public libraries.

Pub. Date: August 2011
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-674-6/978-1-59237-674-2
Price: $195.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-675-9 EBook Vendors

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