Collections Management

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Anne Fahy
Psychology Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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An invaluable and practical introduction bringing together leading recent papers emphasising some of the major issues affecting collections management.Collections Management brings together leading recent papers exploring some of the major issues affecting collections management.Providing up-to-date information about initiatives and issues for anyone involved in collections management, Anne Fahy's excellent book identifies the main issues relating to collecting and disposal of collections and discusses why museums should develop appropriate documentation systems.Examining the status of research within museums, the various sources of advice relating to security and addresses the basics of insurance and indemnity, Collections Management is an invaluable and very practical introduction to this topic for students of museum studies and museum professionals.
 

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Contents

Collection management policies
11
Evolving a policy manual
29
Guidelines for a Registration Scheme for museums in
35
A framework for management
66
Museums and the horrors of
81
Convention on the means of prohibiting and preventing
89
Law and diplomacy in cultural property matters
97
Collecting for the twentyfirst century
122
a note on legal
161
Infamous deaccessions
168
Scottish sense
182
the case for computerization
198
Cataloguing collections erratic starts and eventual
211
Foreign Ethnographic Collections Research Programme
217
Security
235
Protection security and conservation of collections
251

Acceptance in lieu
128
The Bowes Museum Canaletto Appeal
142
The Science Museum Fund
151
Insurance and indemnity
277
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