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The future of natural history museums

Author: Eric Dorfman
Publisher: London New York Routledge 2018
Series: ICOM Advances in Museum Research
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Dorfman
ISBN: 9781138692633 1138692638 9781138692640 1138692646 9781315531892 1315531895
OCLC Number: 1004422573
Description: xix, 247 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: CONTENTSList of Illustrations Foreword Kirk JohnsonIntroduction Eric DorfmanSection 1: Collecting and Preserving in a Changing World1. The Future of Natural History Collections Christopher A. Norris2. A Holistic Ethics for Nature-Focused Museums Museums in the Anthropocene Emlyn Koster, Eric Dorfman, and Terry Simioti Nyambe3. Natural History Museum Security Hanna Pennock4. The Future of Research in Natural History Museums Frank Howarth 5. The Essential Role of Museums in Wildlife Conservation Felicity Arengo, Ana L. Porzecanski, Mary Blair, George Amato, Christopher Filardi, and Eleanor J. SterlingSection 2: The Future of Natural History Visitor Experiences 6. Imagining the Future of Natural History Museum Exhibitions Kara Blond7. Teaching in Natural History Museums Colette Dufresne-Tasse and Pierre Penicaud8. The Natural Futures Museum: Interactivity and Participation as Key Instruments for Engaging Audiences Christopher J. GartheSection 3: Interfaces9. Natural History Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums Gerald Dick10. The Evolution of Natural History Museums and Science Centers: From Cabinets to Museums to . . . Anna Omedes and Ernesto Paramo11. National and International Legislation Lynda Knowles12. Natural History Museums as Enterprises of the Future Eric DorfmanSection 4: Commentary and Synthesis13. The Future of Natural History Museums: Commentary Conal McCarthy14. The Future of Natural History Museums: General Discussion Eric Dorfman, Isabel Landim, and Osamu KameiContributors
Series Title: ICOM Advances in Museum Research
Responsibility: Eric Dorfman
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