(significance) : a guide to assessing the significance of cultural heritage objects and collections

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Roslyn Russell
significance เป็นหนังสือคูมือที่ให้แนวทางในการประเมินความสำคัญของวัตถุและมรดกทางวัฒนธรรม กระบวนการการประเมิน เกณฑ์การประเมิน รวมถึงการประยุกต์ใช้กับวัตถุโบราณและมรดกทางวัฒนธรรมเพื่อการอนุรักษ์มรดกทางวัฒนธรรมที่ถูกต้อง
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PART 1: INTRODUCTION What is Significance? Who is Significance for? How can Significance help you? Why should you use Significance? How was Significance developed? PART 2: SIGNIFICANCE AS A CONCEPT What does 'significance' mean? What is significance assessment? The process and the criteria What is a statement of significance? Why assess significance? Who assesses significance? When to assess significance The benefits of significance assessment Some common questions about significance PART 3: THE SIGNIFICANCE ASSESSMENT PROCESS How to assess significance: step-by-step significance assessment PART 4: THE CRITERIA Primary criteria Comparative criteria PART 5: APPLICATIONS_USING SIGNIFICANCE TO MANAGE COLLECTIONS IN YOUR MUSEUM Significance and documenting objects Context and cataloging Making acquisitions-collecting according to significance Deaccessioning-letting go of objects without significance Significance of intact and in situ collections-keeping objects in their place Return of objects to a place of significance Significance as a guide to conservation Decisions in managing collections Significance guiding exhibition policies PART 6: THE SIGNIFICANCE ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR A WHOLE COLLECTION Significance assessment of a whole collection at James Cook Museum, Cooktown PART 7: IMPLEMENTATION-HOW TO INCLUDE SIGNIFICANCE ASSESSMENT IN YOUR MUSEUM Option 1 Trial significance assessment Option 2. Incorporate significance assessment in your museum's collection policy and procedures 66 Option 3. Assess the significance of the most important objects Option 4. Assess significance before starting conservation or restoration work APPENDIX Significance assessment check list GLOSSARY SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY