Table of contents for Museum basics / Timothy Ambrose and Crispin Paine.

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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.