Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index.
Why should American Indian cultural objects be preserved? -- Handling considerations : one person's story -- The voice of the museum : developing displays -- Display in a proper and respectful way -- What about sacred objects? -- The causes of deterioration and preventive care -- How should cultural items be stored? -- Handling suggestions -- Housekeeping -- The issue of pesticide contamination -- How should cultural items be used for display? -- Registration methods and everyday business -- Skin and skin products -- Quills, horn, hair, feathers, claws, and baleen -- Shell -- Bone, antler, ivory, and teeth -- Glass beads -- Textiles -- Metals and alloys -- Wood and birch bark -- Ceramics -- Stone -- Plastics and modern materials -- Paper -- Plant materials -- Audiotapes and videotapes -- Framed items -- The value of preserving the past : a personal journey.
"For the Architecture of Public Libraries Committee, LAMA Buildings and Equipment Section."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-183).
Building planning and architecture -- Library site selection -- General exterior considerations -- Interior organization of library buildings -- Compliance with ADA accessibility guidelines -- Telecommunications, electrical, and miscellaneous equipment -- Interior design and finishes -- Book stacks and shelving -- Building systems -- Safety and security -- Maintenance of library building and property -- Building occupancy and post-occupancy -- Groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies.