Toward a new museum library model

Jana Soto As we explained in the post Museum libraries: the great unknown, this type of library, historically, has not enjoyed great visibility outside its museum’s walls. Each library and its staff are responsible for carrying out the actions needed to showcase the centre, as well as communicating its resources and services to the general…

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Author: Jana Soto

+ Friends + books! How have we managed to acquire new books for the museum Library

Fulls de vida de Santigo Rusiñol

  The financing of museums has reduced in recent years and this has had a direct effect on the services, such as, for example, the libraries, which have seen their resources for the acquisition considerably reduced. In the Museu Nacional, during the month of April, the Library, Communication and the Friends of the Museum worked…

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Author: Jana Soto

Bibliographic exchange in the Joaquim Folch i Torres Library

Biblioteca Museu Nacional

Throughout the history of the library of the Museu Nacional, numerous documents have been incorporated through purchases, exchanges and donations. In this way, the library collection has ended up being of major value to study and research in the artistic field. The acquisition through purchases are carried out by means of a close collaboration between…

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Author: Jana Soto

Museum libraries: the great unknown

The museum libraries attend as many users from the institution itself as external ones, who come to library as researchers, to study art or to get more information about the collections. But it wasn’t always so, due to the fact that initially these types of libraries emerged from the museum’s own activities, so as to…

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Author: Jana Soto