The Handbook For Museums

The Handbook For Museums

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Overview

The Handbook For Museums by David Dean, Gary Edson

Handbook for Museums provides basic information for people working in the museum world. Formed around a commitment to professionalism in museum practice, the sections provide basic information on management, security, conservation and education, and include technical notes and international reading lists. The book is intended as a manual for managing and training, and provides a field-tested guide to 'best practice.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415099530
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/1996
Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.68(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: MUSEUM ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

1. Museum and Community

2. Museum Management - Part One

3. Museum Management - Part Two

4. Museum Security

SECTION TWO: MUSEUM COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND CARE

5. Collections Management

6.

Museum Conservation

7. Exhibit Conservation

SECTION THREE: INTERPRETATION AND COMMUNICATION

8. Museum Exhibitions

9. Project Management

10. Interpretation

11. Object Interpretation

12. Museum Education

SECTION FOUR: PROFESSIONALISM AND

ETHICS

13. Professionalism and Museums

14. Museums and Patrimony

15. Code of Ethics - Registrars

16. Code of Ethics - Curators

17. ICOM Code of Professional Ethics

SECTION FIVE: SUPPORT MATERIAL

18. Forms

19. Glossary of Museum Related Terms

20. Bibliography

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