Museum Administration / Edition 1

Museum Administration / Edition 1

by Hugh H. Genoways, Lynne M. Ireland
     
 

Museum Administration is the handbook for students, new professionals, and anyone who needs to know what goes into running a museum. The authors cover everything from basic organization to human resource management, with case studies and exercises to help reinforce the text. Includes an extensive bibliography and appendices.See more details below

Overview

Museum Administration is the handbook for students, new professionals, and anyone who needs to know what goes into running a museum. The authors cover everything from basic organization to human resource management, with case studies and exercises to help reinforce the text. Includes an extensive bibliography and appendices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759102941
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
407,422
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Hugh H. Genoways is a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He holds an A.B. from Hastings College and the Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He has been curator at the Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, and at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was director of the University of Nebraska State Museum from 1986 to 1994. He served on the organizing committee for the Museum Science Program at Texas Tech University and as the founding chair of the Museum Studies Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1989 to 1995, and is now serving a second term as chair. He was a founding member and president of the Nebraska Museums Association (1992-1994), later served as secretary, and he received the association's first Recognition Award. He has also served on the boards of the Association for Systematics Collections and the National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property. Has authored or edited many books and articles, primarily in the areas of mammalogy and museology. Lynne M. Ireland holds a B.A. from Nebraska Wesleyan University and an M.A. from the Cooperstown Graduate Programs, State University College at Oneonta, New York. She also completed the J. Paul Getty Trust's Museum Management Institute. At the Nebraska State Historical Society she has held the positions of Folklife/Special Projects Coordinator, Coordinator of Museum Programs and Public Relations, Acting Museum Director of the Museum of Nebraska History, Associate Director for Museums and Historic Sites, and currently she is Associate Director for Program Development. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Museum Studies Program of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, having joined the department in 1992. She has served the Nebraska Museums Association as newsletter editor and as president (1996-1998). She is the author of a number of publications interpreting the history of food, including a chapter in the Smithsonian Festival of America

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface w/Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 2: In the Beginning Chapter 4 Chapter 3: The Working Museum Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Strategic Planning Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Budgets and Accounting Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Development Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Personnel Management Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Collection Management Policies Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Facilities Management Chapter 11 Chapter 10: Ethics and Professional Conduct Chapter 12 Chapter 11: Marketing and Public Relations Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Public Programs Chapter 14 Chapter 13: Legal Issues Chapter 15 Chapter 14: The "Isms": Challenges for Modern Museums Chapter 16 Chapter 15: Into the Third Millennium Part 17 References Part 18 Index Part 19 About the Authors

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