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The Resource Museum basics, Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine

Museum basics, Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine

Label
Museum basics
Title
Museum basics
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ambrose, Tim
Dewey number
069
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM5
LC item number
.A43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Paine, Crispin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Museums
  • Museum techniques
  • Museum techniques
  • Museums
Label
Museum basics, Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introductory. About this book ; About museums ; Types of museums ; The case for msueums ; Museums and sustainability ; Museums and ethics -- The museum and its users. Museums are for people ; Access and accessibility ; Understanding your market ; Marketing your museum ; Developing new audiences ; Special audiences : museums and people with disabilities ; The museum visit ; Learning in museums ; Learning : inside the museum ; Learning : beyond the museum ; Events and activities : creating programmes ; Facilities for visitors ; Providing services : shops and sales points ; Providing services : food and drink ; Providing facilities for hire ; Information services ; Publications ; Museum websites ; Public relations and the media ; Working with friends' and membership groups ; Researchers as users -- Interpreting collections. Introducing interpretation ; Presentation techniques : graphics ; Presentation techniques : three-dimensional ; Presentation techniques : audio-visaul ; Presentation techniques : interactives ; Presentation techniques : using people ; Museum lighting ; Museum showcases ; Planning new displays and exhibitions ; Research for displays and exhibitions ; Writing text ; Briefing a designer ; Display and exhibition design and production ; New media ; Evaluating displays and exhibitions -- Collecting and collections. Types of collections ; Policies for collecting ; Policies for disposal ; Donations, purchases and loans ; Collecting and field documentation ; Object research ; Fieldwork and record centres ; Photograaphy, film and video ; Audio-recording and oral history ; The role of collections in research ; Ethical considerations and repatriation ; Museum archives and museum history --
  • Managing and caring for collections. Collections management plans ; Collections audits ; Documentation systems ; Working with conservators ; Preventive conservation : principles ; Environmental monitoring and control : light ; Environmental monitoring and control : humidity and temperature ; Environmental monitoring and control : air pollution/pest and insect attack ; Materials testing ; Storage : principles ; Storage : practice ; Handling, packing and moving collections ; Remedial consevation : principles ; Remedial conservation : practice ; Disaster planning ; Insurance ; Collections security : physical and electronic ; Collections security : systems and procedures ; Copyright -- The museum and its buildiongs. Museum buildings : form and function ; Museums and their phtysical setting ; Museum buildings : planning for access ; Options analysis and feasibility assessment ; Working with architects ; Museum buildings : physical security ; Museum buildings : managament and maintenance ; Museum buildings : susatainabnility ; Orientation and signage ; Atmosphere, pace and flow -- The museum and its management. Legal status, governance and management structures ; Partnerships ; Networking ; Policy development and management planning ; Developing a forward plan ; Measureing performance in museums ; Evaluating the museum's success ; Project management ; Financial management ; New sources of income ; Fund-raising ; Management of change ; Internal communications ; Staff structures ; Volunteers in museums ; Recruiting museum staff ; Conditions of service ; Performance standards for the individual ; Job appraisal and assessing performance ; Staff training and professional development ; Using consultants in the museum ; Health and safety ; Administrative procedures ; Information technology and the museum -- Supporting resources. Sources of information and support ; Resources for museums on the Internet
Control code
ocn731925311
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xix, 476 p.
Isbn
9780415619349
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011042092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)731925311
Label
Museum basics, Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine
Publication
Note
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introductory. About this book ; About museums ; Types of museums ; The case for msueums ; Museums and sustainability ; Museums and ethics -- The museum and its users. Museums are for people ; Access and accessibility ; Understanding your market ; Marketing your museum ; Developing new audiences ; Special audiences : museums and people with disabilities ; The museum visit ; Learning in museums ; Learning : inside the museum ; Learning : beyond the museum ; Events and activities : creating programmes ; Facilities for visitors ; Providing services : shops and sales points ; Providing services : food and drink ; Providing facilities for hire ; Information services ; Publications ; Museum websites ; Public relations and the media ; Working with friends' and membership groups ; Researchers as users -- Interpreting collections. Introducing interpretation ; Presentation techniques : graphics ; Presentation techniques : three-dimensional ; Presentation techniques : audio-visaul ; Presentation techniques : interactives ; Presentation techniques : using people ; Museum lighting ; Museum showcases ; Planning new displays and exhibitions ; Research for displays and exhibitions ; Writing text ; Briefing a designer ; Display and exhibition design and production ; New media ; Evaluating displays and exhibitions -- Collecting and collections. Types of collections ; Policies for collecting ; Policies for disposal ; Donations, purchases and loans ; Collecting and field documentation ; Object research ; Fieldwork and record centres ; Photograaphy, film and video ; Audio-recording and oral history ; The role of collections in research ; Ethical considerations and repatriation ; Museum archives and museum history --
  • Managing and caring for collections. Collections management plans ; Collections audits ; Documentation systems ; Working with conservators ; Preventive conservation : principles ; Environmental monitoring and control : light ; Environmental monitoring and control : humidity and temperature ; Environmental monitoring and control : air pollution/pest and insect attack ; Materials testing ; Storage : principles ; Storage : practice ; Handling, packing and moving collections ; Remedial consevation : principles ; Remedial conservation : practice ; Disaster planning ; Insurance ; Collections security : physical and electronic ; Collections security : systems and procedures ; Copyright -- The museum and its buildiongs. Museum buildings : form and function ; Museums and their phtysical setting ; Museum buildings : planning for access ; Options analysis and feasibility assessment ; Working with architects ; Museum buildings : physical security ; Museum buildings : managament and maintenance ; Museum buildings : susatainabnility ; Orientation and signage ; Atmosphere, pace and flow -- The museum and its management. Legal status, governance and management structures ; Partnerships ; Networking ; Policy development and management planning ; Developing a forward plan ; Measureing performance in museums ; Evaluating the museum's success ; Project management ; Financial management ; New sources of income ; Fund-raising ; Management of change ; Internal communications ; Staff structures ; Volunteers in museums ; Recruiting museum staff ; Conditions of service ; Performance standards for the individual ; Job appraisal and assessing performance ; Staff training and professional development ; Using consultants in the museum ; Health and safety ; Administrative procedures ; Information technology and the museum -- Supporting resources. Sources of information and support ; Resources for museums on the Internet
Control code
ocn731925311
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xix, 476 p.
Isbn
9780415619349
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011042092
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)731925311

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