Diantha Dow SchullDiantha Dow Schull is principal of DDSchull Associates, a consulting service dedicated to enhancing the roles of museums and libraries in their communities.

She brings 30 years of management and programming experience to her work with cultural institutions.

Schull is also the author of books and articles that provide critical assessments of museum and library programming, cultural philanthropy, and other trends and issues in the cultural sector.

PUBLICATION ALERT: Schull’s newest book, Archives Alive: Expanding Engagement with Public Library Archives and Special Collections, has just been published by ALA Editions.   It is the first survey of contemporary archival programming in public libraries.

Read the press release on ALA News: Making archives come alive for public libraries and their communities

NEW: Read the latest reviews for Archives Alive.

Archives Alive showcases over 100 programs, projects and special collections departments that are in the forefront of change.  It  analyzes trends in public programming, community documentation and digital communications and offers ideas and examples that can be adapted for every type of library.

Visit www.archivesalive.net to learn more about the book and read what the experts say.  To order a copy visit ALA Editions.

Schull’s 2013 book, 50+ Services: Innovation in Action, has been widely praised by library leaders.   It was featured in the Report on the State of America’s Libraries 2014  and was  selected by The Informed Librarian as its Featured Book for March 2014. Read what the critics say.