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Exhibit labels :an interpretive approach /Beverly Serrell.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Serrell, Beverly, 1943-
Publication
Walnut Creek : Alta Mira Press
Contents
1: Overview -- Behind it all: a big idea -- What are interpretive labels? -- Types of labels in exhibitions -- 2: Considering the audience -- Who is the audience (and what do they want)? -- Learning styles -- Levels of information and modalities -- Writing visitor-friendly labels -- Selecting the right reading level -- Bilingual labels -- Labels that ask questions -- 3: Tasks -- Getting started (and getting it done) -- The number of words -- Evaluation during development -- Making words and images work together -- Labels for interactive exhibits -- Electronic labels and hypermedia -- Typographic design -- Production and fabrication -- Evaluation after opening -- 4: Summary -- Ten deadly sins and 14 helpful research findings.
Date
c1996.
Description
xv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-255) and index.
ISBN
0761991069 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0761991743 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780761991069 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780761991748 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
270352
Call Number
Coll. AM157.S46 1996
Descriptive terms
Exposições museológicas (legenda)
Museografia.
Museologia (técnicas)
Museum labels
Museum techniques
Museum.
Museumdidactiek.
Museumspädagogik.
Technik.
Tekstborden.
Tentoonstellingen.
Vormgeving.
Material Type
Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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