[Full Book] National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries

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Publisher: National Library Australia
Author: National Library of Australia
Category : Australia
Languages : en
Pages : 162

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by National Library of Australia, National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries books, National treasures from Australia's great libraries brings our national memory to life, for the first time showcasing more than 170 treasures that have helped define our nation -- where we come from, who we are and what sets us apart. Both a guide and a lasting record of a remarkable exhibition, this richly illustrated catalogue reveals the magnificent collections of Australia's National, State and Territory libraries.


[Full Book] Object Stories

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: Steve Brown
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 246

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Steve Brown, Object Stories Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Object Stories books, Archaeologists are synonymous with artifacts. With artifacts we construct stories concerning past lives and livelihoods, yet we rarely write of deeply personal encounters or of the way the lives of objects and our lives become enmeshed. In this volume, 23 archaeologists each tell an intimate story of their experience and entanglement with an evocative artifact. Artifacts range from a New Britain obsidian tool to an abandoned Viking toy boat, the marble finger of a classical Greek statue and ordinary pottery fragments from Roman England and Polynesia. Other tales cover contemporary objects, including a toothpick, bell, door, and the blueprint for a 1970s motorcar. These creative stories are self-consciously personal; they derive from real world encounter viewed through the peculiarities and material intimacy of archaeological practice. This text can be used in undergraduate and graduate courses focused on archaeological interpretation and theory, as well as on material culture and story-telling.


[Full Book] Treasures From The World S Great Libraries

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Publisher: Canberra : National Library of Australia
Author: National Library of Australia
Category : Libraries
Languages : en
Pages : 192

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Treasures From The World S Great Libraries

National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by National Library of Australia, Treasures From The World S Great Libraries Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Treasures From The World S Great Libraries books, Full-colour illustrations of all the items in the exhibition with commentary on each.


[Full Book] A Brush With Birds

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Publisher: National Library Australia
Author: Penny Olsen
Category : Artists
Languages : en
Pages : 120

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Penny Olsen, A Brush With Birds Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Brush With Birds books, "How images of Australian birds have changed over time as illustrated by the following artists whose work is in the Library's collection: John Hunter, George Raper, Sarah Stone, John Lewin, John and Elizabeth Gould, Henry Richter, Neville Henry Cayley, Neville William Cayley, Ebezer Edward Gostelow, Lilian Medalnd, Betty Temple Watts, William Cooper. There is a short biography for each artist"--Provided by publisher.


[Full Book] Library Of Dreams

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Publisher: National Library Australia
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Category : Cultural property
Languages : en
Pages : 128

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by , Library Of Dreams Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Library Of Dreams books, Library of dreams interprets and celebrates a diverse selection of treasures from the rich and varied collections of the National Library of Australia.


[Full Book] Libraries In The Twenty First Century

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Publisher: Elsevier
Author: Stuart J. Ferguson
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 404

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Stuart J. Ferguson, Libraries In The Twenty First Century Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Libraries In The Twenty First Century books, Libraries in the Twenty-First Century brings together library educators and practitioners to provide a scholarly yet accessible overview of library and information management and the challenges that the twenty-first century offers the information profession. The papers in this collection illustrate the changing nature of the library as it evolves into its twenty-first century manifestation. The national libraries of Australia and New Zealand, for instance, have harnessed information and communication technologies to create institutions that are far more national, even democratic, in terms of delivery of service and sheer presence than their print-based predecessors. Aimed at practitioners and students alike, this publication covers specific types of library and information agencies, discusses specific aspects of library and information management and places developments in library and information services in a number of broad contexts: socio-economic, ethico-legal, historical and educational.


[Full Book] Curating The Future

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: Jennifer Newell
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 298

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Jennifer Newell, Curating The Future Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Curating The Future books, Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events, and specific collection projects to reach different communities in different ways. The book emphasises the moral responsibilities of museums to address climate change, not just by communicating science but also by enabling people already affected by changes to find their own ways of living with global warming. There are museums of natural history, of art and of social history. The focus of this book is the museum communities, like those in the Pacific, who have to find new ways to express their culture in a new place. The book considers how collections in museums might help future generations stay in touch with their culture, even where they have left their place. It asks what should the people of the present be collecting for museums in a climate-changed future? The book is rich with practical museum experience and detailed projects, as well as critical and philosophical analyses about where a museum can intervene to speak to this great conundrum of our times. Curating the Future is essential reading for all those working in museums and grappling with how to talk about climate change. It also has academic applications in courses of museology and museum studies, cultural studies, heritage studies, digital humanities, design, anthropology, and environmental humanities.


[Full Book] Something To Declare

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Publisher: The Miegunyah Press
Author: James Gobbo
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 345

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by James Gobbo, Something To Declare Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Something To Declare books, In 1938, Sir James Gobbo's family emigrated from Cittadella, near Venice, to Melbourne. After Oxford University, he returned to Melbourne to pursue a successful career as a barrister and then a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. He then became governor of Victoria in 1997. Also traces his major roles in immigration reform.


[Full Book] Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Sciences

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Publisher: CRC Press
Author: John D. McDonald
Category : Computers
Languages : en
Pages : 6106

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by John D. McDonald, Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Sciences Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Sciences books, The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.


[Full Book] Reef Madness

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Publisher: ETT Imprint
Author: Ernest Hunter
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 346

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Ernest Hunter, Reef Madness Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Reef Madness books, It's a tale that doesn't seem like it would be a winner; an improbable proposition of a ten-mile reef of gold in the middle of the continent, a cabal of scheming investors, a farrago of poor planning and preposterous publicity, the fiasco of the prematurely celebrated triumph of technology over unforgiving terrain, a dead prospector - and no gold. The Central Australian Gold Exploration Company had it all, and Lasseter's Last Ride was in the stores before the final chapter of the real-life debacle had closed. It was a runaway success. Angus and Robertson sold three million copies of Ion Idriess' sixty-some books before he died in 1979. But in 1931, as he was working on what would be Lasseter's Last Ride, he was looking for an angle. In filling the gaps between the few facts with detailed descriptions of lands and people he had never seen, he found it - and promoted it - in Magic and Mystery. Idriess' fictional account of the last months of the life of Harold Bell Lasseter gave birth to a legend that has repeated in dozens of books, films, poems, podcasts, websites and exhibitions, is memorialised in the names of a highway and a casino, and has spawned searches and scams that continue nearly a century later. Idriess was probably surprised at its success and chose not to tamper with a winning formula when inconvenient material soon emerged. To do that he had to control the evidence and continued to insist on his narrative's unimpeachable adherence to fact. Reef Madness exposes how Idriess confected his first successful book and why the story of a failed prospector became a quintessentially Australian myth.


[Full Book] Archival Silences

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: Michael Moss
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 272

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Michael Moss, Archival Silences Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Archival Silences books, Archival Silences demonstrates emphatically that archival absences exist all over the globe. The book questions whether benign ‘silence’ is an appropriate label for the variety of destructions, concealment and absences that can be identified within archival collections. Including contributions from archivists and scholars working around the world, this truly international collection examines archives in Australia, Brazil, Denmark, England, India, Iceland, Jamaica, Malawi, The Philippines, Scotland, Turkey and the United States. Making a clear link between autocratic regimes and the failure to record often horrendous crimes against humanity, the volume demonstrates that the failure of governments to create records, or to allow access to records, appears to be universal. Arguing that this helps to establish a hegemonic narrative that excludes the ‘other’, this book showcases the actions historians and archivists have taken to ensure that gaps in archives are filled. Yet the book also claims that silences in archives are inevitable and argues not only that recordkeeping should be mandated by international courts and bodies, but that we need to develop other ways of reading archives broadly conceived to compensate for absences. Archival Silences addresses fundamental issues of access to the written record around the world. It is directed at those with a concern for social justice, particularly scholars and students of archival studies, history, sociology, international relations, international law, business administration and information science.


[Full Book] Creative Lives

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Publisher: National Library Australia
Author: Penelope Hanley
Category : Artists
Languages : en
Pages : 204

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Penelope Hanley, Creative Lives Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Creative Lives books, Henry Lawson - Miles Franklin - Henry Handel Richardson - Kenneth Slessor - Eleanor Dark - Christina Stead - Kylie Tennant - Patrick White - Thomas Keneally - Mem Fox.


[Full Book] Preparing Collections For Digitization

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Publisher: Facet Publishing
Author: Anna Bülow
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 184

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Anna Bülow, Preparing Collections For Digitization Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Preparing Collections For Digitization books, Most libraries, archives and museums around the globe are now confronting the challenges of providing digital access to their collections. As digitization becomes more widespread, there is huge demand for detailed guidance on best practice. While much has been written on the theory, these practical aspects have often been neglected, but they are significant not only in safeguarding the collection during image capture but also in ensuring that projects run smoothly and the resulting digital collection is of high quality. This practical guide fills that gap, offering guidance covering the end-to-end process of digitizing collections, from selecting records for digitization to choosing suppliers and equipment and dealing with documents that present individual problems. As such, it can be used as a 'how-to' reference manual for collection managers who are embarking on a digitization project or who are managing an existing project. It also covers some of the wider issues such as the use of surrogates for preservation, and the long term sustainability of digital access. Key areas covered are: - digitization in the context of collection management - before you digitize: resources, suppliers and surrogates - the digital image - the process of selection - surveying collections - equipment for image capture - preparation of document formats and fastenings - preparation of damaged documents - setting up the imaging operation. Readership: A clearly-written guide to a complex process, this book is an essential resource for all collection and project managers who have responsibility for the preservation of archival collections, as well as all industry professionals whose role touches on the digitization of collections.


[Full Book] This Is Not About Cycling In Japan

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Publisher: Lulu.com
Author: James Gibney
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Languages : en
Pages : 124

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by James Gibney, This Is Not About Cycling In Japan Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download This Is Not About Cycling In Japan books, A ride from Melbourne toBrisbane. A tale of beer, abike and a mid life crisis ridethat has nothing to do withJapan at all.


[Full Book] The First Fleet Piano Volume One

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Publisher: ANU Press
Author: Geoffrey Lancaster
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 880

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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Geoffrey Lancaster, The First Fleet Piano Volume One Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The First Fleet Piano Volume One books, During the late eighteenth century, a musical–cultural phenomenon swept the globe. The English square piano—invented in the early 1760s by an entrepreneurial German guitar maker in London—not only became an indispensable part of social life, but also inspired the creation of an expressive and scintillating repertoire. Square pianos reinforced music as life’s counterpoint, and were played by royalty, by musicians of the highest calibre and by aspiring amateurs alike. On Sunday, 13 May 1787, a square piano departed from Portsmouth on board the Sirius, the flagship of the First Fleet, bound for Botany Bay. Who made the First Fleet piano, and when was it made? Who owned it? Who played it, and who listened? What music did the instrument sound out, and within what contexts was its voice heard? What became of the First Fleet piano after its arrival on antipodean soil, and who played a part in the instrument’s subsequent history? Two extant instruments contend for the title ‘First Fleet piano’; which of these made the epic journey to Botany Bay in 1787–88? The First Fleet Piano: A Musician’s View answers these questions, and provides tantalising glimpses of social and cultural life both in Georgian England and in the early colony at Sydney Cove. The First Fleet piano is placed within the musical and social contexts for which it was created, and narratives of the individuals whose lives have been touched by the instrument are woven together into an account of the First Fleet piano’s conjunction with the forces of history. View ‘The First Fleet Piano: Volume Two Appendices’. Note: Volume 1 and 2 are sold as a set ($180 for both) and cannot be purchased separately.


[Full Book] The Changi Book

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Publisher: NewSouth
Author: Lachlan Grant
Category : History
Languages : en
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National Treasures From Australia S Great Libraries by Lachlan Grant, The Changi Book Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Changi Book books, The story of Changi, told by those who lived through it. In the tradition of The Anzac Book comes this fascinating collection of accounts of life in the notorious Changi prison camp. Changi is synonymous with suffering, hardship and the Australian prisoner-of-war experience in WWII. It is also a story of ingenuity, resourcefulness and survival. Containing essays, cartoons, paintings, and photographs created by prisoners of war, The Changi Book provides a unique view of the camp: life-saving medical innovation, machinery and tools created from spare parts and scrap, black-market dealings, sport and gambling, theatre productions, and the creation of a library and university. Seventy years after its planned publication, material for The Changi Book was rediscovered in the Australian War Memorial archives. It appears here for the first time along with insights from the Memorial’s experts. ‘A moving insiders’ account of life in Changi.’ —Peter FitzSimons ‘A fresh perspective on Changi: illuminating stories from the inside.’ —Les Carlyon