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Latham, Kiersten F.; Simmons, John E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
In this article, we assess the state of museum studies, with special attention to programs in the United States. After briefly reviewing the historical trajectory of museum studies, we define this field of study and determine that it should more accurately be called museology. To investigate the most critical issues in current museological…
Descriptors: Museums, Information Science, Interdisciplinary Approach, Theory Practice Relationship
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Latham, Kiersten F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
As makerspaces and hackerspaces pop up in libraries and museums, one little lab sits in the middle of an Information School, but it is not a maker-space, a gallery, or a museum. The MuseLab, at the Kent State School of Information, is something else, something new--or perhaps something familiar, but situated in a different context, making it less…
Descriptors: Museums, Library Education, Library Science, Shared Resources and Services
Latham, Kiersten F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
This paper is an attempt to support and promote education programs that cover the entire cultural heritage landscape (libraries, archives, museums) as an integrated, larger meta-discipline. By taking a larger picture approach, professionals who do the work of memory institutions can be more effective in their work, in the promotion of that…
Descriptors: Library Education, Museums, Interdisciplinary Approach, Library Science