HDC Library & Resources

Library Contents

On the following pages you will find a variety of heritage interpretation, national park and heritage tourism destination research papers, articles, guidence notes, reports, studies and so on, that you may find interesting or useful...

What is heritage interpretation?
Interpretive communication
How the art of heritage interpretation began
Why do heritage sites need interpretation?
Benefits of heritage interpretation
The Veverka Interpretive Outcome Planning Process
John Muir
Enos Mills
Freeman Tilden
Tilden's Tips
Edutainment theory
Interpretation or information?
Interpretive themes
Interpretive objectives
Overview of Interpretive Philosophy and Principles
Outcome Based Interpretation Planning
Benefit Based Interpretation Planning
Media Based Interpretation Planning
Our Heritage Interpretation Books
Where is the Interpretation In Interpretive Exhibits?
Planning Interpretation Trails
Heritage interpretation exhibit and media evaluation
Exhibit evaluation for Children's Exhibits - The Kirby Science Center Experience
Pre-testing interpretation panels, exhibits and labels
Guide to hiring heritage interpretaion experts
Interpretation Panel Materials
Interpretation Panel Material Disasters

Developing Tourism Partnerships
A Scenic byway with out interpretation is just "another pretty road"!
Interpreting Scenic Byways
Site Design Load Formula & PAOT
Tourism brochure design

Request for Proposals or Tender Brief Guidance Notes
Request for Proposal - Interpretation Planning Template
Request for Proposal - Outdoor Media Template
Interpreting graveyards and cemeteries
Interpreting holy sites
Interpreting battlefields