Collections care and stewardship : innovative approaches for museums

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2015
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Rowman & Littlefield
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Considers best practices and innovations related to documenting collections with regard to movement and safe handling of items for transport, display, photography, and treatment; collections storage; and information-sharing within and beyond the museum [Provided by publisher]
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An outdoor museum perspective on education and audience engagement / Katherine A. Johnson, Eileen Prendergast, and Jennifer Schwarz Ballard, Chicago Botanic Garden -- Collection preservation facilities : one approach to sustainable design, construction, and operations / Kelly Tomajko, Denver Museum of Nature & Science -- A window on the work : preview at the Denver Art Museum / Allison McCloskey, Denver Art Museum -- The increase & diffusion of collections care knowledge : a partnership / Mary Coughlin and Shari Stout, The George Washington University and the National Museum of American History -- Contextualizing collections management in academic museums / Nicolette B. Meister, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College -- Collection curriculum : caring for objects, educating students / Carrie Wieners Meyer, The Durham Museum -- Divergent agendas and dobles vidas : a folk art curating partnership between University of San Francisco & the Mexican Museum / Marjorie Schwarzer with Glori Simmons and Marlena Cannon de Mendez, University of San Francisco & The Mexican Museum -- Co-creation & sustainable community engagement / Robert P. Connolly, Rebecca E. Bria, Elizabeth K. Cruzado Carranza, C. H. Nash Museum and PIARA (Proyecto de Investigaci?on Arqueol?ogico Regional Ancash) -- Common cause : challenges in museum studies & public history / Terry A. Barnhart, Eastern Illinois University -- Joining the dots : building connections within GLAM organizations / Michael Jones, The University of Melbourne
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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