Exhibit labels :an interpretive approach /Beverly Serrell.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-270352

Description

xv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Museum labels
Museum techniques
Tentoonstellingen.
Tekstborden.
Vormgeving.
Museumdidactiek.
Museografia.
Exposições museológicas (legenda)
Museologia (técnicas)
Technik.
Museum.
Museumspädagogik.

Originator

Serrell, Beverly, 1943-

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.

Publication

Walnut Creek : Alta Mira Press

Description

xv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-255) and index.

ISBN

0761991743 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780761991748 (cloth : alk. paper)
0761991069 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780761991069 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. AM157.S46 1996

Material Type

Handbooks, manuals, etc.