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Museum Basics - Contents Foreword Acknowledgements Section 1 Introductory Unit 1 About this book Unit 2 About museums Unit 3 Types of museums Unit 4 The case for museums Unit 5 Museums and sustainability Unit 6 Museums and ethics Section 2 The museum and its users Unit 7 Museums are for people Unit 8 Access and accessibility Unit 9 Understanding your market Unit 10 Marketing your museum Unit 11 Developing new audiences Unit 12 Special audiences : museums and people with disabilities Unit 13 The museum visit Unit 14 Learning in museums Unit 15 Museum education services : inside the museum Unit 16 Museum education services : outside the museum Unit 17 Events and activities: creating programmes Unit 18 Facilities for visitors Unit 19 Providing services : shops and sales points Unit 20 Providing services : food and drink Unit 21 Providing facilities Unit 22 Introducing interpretation Unit 23 Presentation techniques : graphics Unit 24 Presentation techniques : three-dimensional Unit 25 Presentation techniques : audio-visual and interactive Unit 26 Presentation techniques : using people Unit 27 Museum lighting Unit 28 Museum showcases Unit 29 Planning new displays and exhibitions Unit 30 Research for displays and exhibitions Unit 31 Writing text Unit 32 Briefing a designer Unit 33 Display and exhibition design and production Unit 34 Evaluating displays and exhibitions Unit 35 Information services Unit 36 Publications Unit 37 Museum web sites Unit 38 Public relations and the media Unit 39 Working with Friends' and membership groups Unit 40 Researchers as users Section 3 The development and care of the museum?s collections Unit 41 Types of collections Unit 42 Policies for collecting Unit 43 Policies for disposal Unit 44 Donations, purchases and loans Unit 45 Collecting and field documentation Unit 46 Fieldwork and record centres Unit 47 Photography, film and video Unit 48 Oral history and audio recording Unit 49 Documentation systems Unit 50 The role of collections in research Unit 51 Ethical considerations and repatriation Unit 52 Museum archives and museum history Unit 53 Conservation planning Unit 54 Working with conservators Unit 55 Preventive conservation : principles Unit 56 Environmental monitoring and control : light Unit 57 Environmental monitoring and control : temperature and humidity Unit 58 Environmental monitoring and control : air pollution / insect and pest attack Unit 59 Materials testing Unit 60 Storage : principles Unit 61 Storage : practice Unit 62 Handling, packing and moving collections Unit 63 Remedial conservation : principles Unit 64 Remedial conservation : practice Unit 65 Disaster planning Unit 66 Insurance Unit 67 Collections security : physical and electronic Unit 68 Collections security : systems and procedures Section 4 The museum and its buildings Unit 69 Museum buildings : form and function Unit 70 Museum buildings : planning for access Unit 71 Options analysis and feasibility assessment Unit 72 Preparing briefs for architects Unit 73 Museum buildings : physical security Unit 74 Museum buildings : management and maintenance Unit 75 Orientation Unit 76 Atmosphere, pace and flow Section 5 The museum and its management Unit 77 Legal status and management structures Unit 78 Partnerships Unit 79 Networking Unit 80 Policy development and management planning Unit 81 Developing a forward plan Unit 82 Performance measurement for museums Unit 83 Evaluation Unit 84 Project management Unit 85 Financial management Unit 86 New sources of income Unit 87 Fundraising Unit 88 Management of change Unit 89 Internal communications Unit 90 Staff structures Unit 91 Volunteers in museums Unit 92 Recruiting museum staff Unit 93 Conditions of service Unit 94 Performance standards for the individual Unit 95 Job appraisal and measuring performance Unit 96 Staff training and professional development Unit 97 Health and safety Unit 98 Administrative procedures Unit 99 Computers in the museum Section 6 Supporting resources Unit 100 Sources of information and support Unit 101 Resources on the Internet Unit 102 Glossary Unit 103 Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Museums -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Museum techniques -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.