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Author Caulton, Tim, 1953-

Title Hands-on exhibitions : managing interactive museums and science centres / Tim Caulton
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (x, 155 pages) : illustrations
Series The heritage : care-preservation-management
Contents Book Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Hands-on Exhibitions; 2. The Educational Context; 3. Exhibit Development; 4. Finance; 5. Marketing; 6. Operations Management; 7. Human Resource Management; 8. Managing Educational Programmes and Special Events; 9. The Future for Hands-on Exhibitions; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary The development of interactive displays has transformed the traditional museum world in the last decade. Visitors are no longer satisfied by simply gazing at worthy displays in glass cases - they expect to have hands-on experience of the objects and be actively involved with the exhibits, learning informally and being entertained simultaneously
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-152) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Interactive multimedia.
Museum exhibits -- Management.
Museum exhibits -- Technological innovations.
Science museums -- Exhibitions -- Technological innovations.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020301684X (electronic bk.)
0415165210 (hbk.)
0415165229 (paperback)
9780203016848 (electronic bk.)
9780415165211 (hbk.)
9780415165228 (paperback)