A Place Not a Place: Reflection and Possibility in Museums and Libraries

A Place Not a Place: Reflection and Possibility in Museums and Libraries

by David Carr (4)
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0759110204

ISBN-13: 9780759110205

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: AltaMira Press


About the Author:
David Carr teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview


About the Author:
David Carr teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759110205
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
953,823
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Reflective Users, An Introduction     ix
The Cognitive Management of Cultural Institutions     1
What I Saw in the Museum     25
What I Read in the Library     29
Wanting, At Ten     35
Rescuing the User     43
Reading Beyond the Museum     57
Five Thoughtful Exercises     69
Observing Collaborations Between Libraries and Museums     81
What Do We Want to Happen?     91
Heroic Life, Learning Life     101
Memory     111
A Place Not a Place     125
Invisible Actions, Invisible Traces     135
Index     143
About the Author     151

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