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  • Why Zoos and Aquariums Matter Handbook
    Date: 11/19/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    Federal support for museums through the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is based on the premise that museums are valuable community organizations providing rich opportunities for learning and civic engagement. Yet, until recently, there has been a paucity of systematic and evidence-based research on the public impact of museums. ... »
  • New Interpretive Signage in the Tropical Pavilion
    Date: 03/01/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    This report represents the results of a summative evaluation study of visitor response to new interpretive signage in Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Tropical Pavilion. The evaluation aims to reveal the extent to which the new signage succeeds in providing the outcomes for the visitor experience identified in the Garden's Interpretive Master Plan (IMP ... »
  • Language of Conservation
    Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Poet’s House, a preeminent poetry library in New York City, will collaborate with ten public libraries and zoos across the United States to support library-zoo partnerships in five cities. The project teams will install exhibitions that use poetry as an interpretive tool to deepen visitor thinking about wildlife and conservation in each zoo. This ... »