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Glossary of Light Terms
A glossary of light terms developed by staff and students at University of Cambridge Museums, 2018.Copyright FAQs
A basic guide to Copyright, including typical questions asked by museums and collections. By Naomi Korn, IP ConsultantCollections Access and the Use of Digital Technology
A report and recommendations by Norfolk Museums Service.Collections Care Syllabus
A framework for designing a practical course in the care of museum collections. By SHARE Museums East and Collections Trust. For more information please visit the Collections Care Syllabus page.Collections Rationalisation – Planning For Action
Includes templates for a rationalisation plan and a rationalisation policy. Report by Emmeline Leary, commissioned by SHARE Museums East.Collections Rationalisation Policy (Template 1)
This template can be used and adapted by your museum to develop its own Collections.Collections Rationalisation Plan (Template 2)
This template can be used and adapted by your museum to develop its own Collections Rationalisation plan. For details refer to ‘Collections Rationalisation: planning for action’.Condition Reporting Crib Sheet
Deborah Walton, UCM Regional Conservation Officer for Cambs & Peterborough, 2011Condition Report Example 1 Condition Report Example 2
Condition Report Examples (to accompany crib sheet above)
Conservation Housekeeping: Housekeeping & Maintenance ChecklistConservation Housekeeping: Housekeeping & Maintenance NotesConservation Housekeeping: Equipment ListConservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Example 1Conservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Example 2Conservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Example 3Conservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Example 4Conservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Example 5Conservation Housekeeping: Risk Assessment Guidance
Collected resources from our Conservation Housekeeping course. Sarah Norcross Robinson, Norfolk Museums Service.Disposal Toolkit: Guidelines for Museums
Disposal Toolkit: Guidelines for Museums, Musuems Association, 2014.Emergency Planning Toolkit
Comprehensive guide. Renaissance East of England. Sarah Norcross Robinson, Norfolk Museums Service.Emergency Planning Toolkit – Word version
Word version of the Emergency Planning toolkit.Environmental Monitoring – Introduction
Comprehensive guidelines and information. SHARE Museums East, 2011.Environmental Monitoring – Suppliers
List of suppliers. SHARE Museums East, 2011.How To Guide – Hazards
Practical guide produced by SHARE Museums East.How to Guide – Insuring Museums Collections
Practical guide produced by SHARE Museums East.How to Guide – Plan and Prioritise for Collections Care
Practical guide produced by SHARE Museums East.How to Guides – Assess and Manage Risk in Collections Care
Practical guide produced by SHARE Museums East.How To Guides – Packing Museum Objects
Practical guide produced by SHARE Museums East.
IPM: Insect Pests Found In Historic Houses (poster) – English HeritageIPM: What Is Integrated Pest Management?IPM: Insect Trap Record – TemplateIPM: Guidelines for Pest PreventionIPM: Using insect traps and pheromones in Museums and Historic HousesIPM: Suppliers ListIPM: Recognising Insect DamageIPM: Pest Management – Practical Survey ChecklistIPM: Pest and Damage TableIPM: List of Insect Pests Found In MuseumsIPM: Key Questions for Pest PreventionIPM: Insects found in traps which are not pestsIPM: List of Pest Identification Guides
Collected IPM resources from our Integrated Pest Management course. Jane Thompson-Webb (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery), David Pinniger and Tony Irwin (Norfolk Museums Service).Labelling & Marking Museum Objects Booklet
Labelling & Marking Booklet from Collections Trust
Labelling and Marking Methods and PositionsLabelling and Marking Methods: Writing on the ObjectLabelling and Marking Methods: Sewn-on LabelLabelling and Marking Methods: Sticking a Label on the ObjectLabelling and Marking Methods: Tie-on Label
Series of guides for labelling different types of object – all from National Museums LiverpoolMoving Natural Sciences Collections
Assessing, packing and moving Natural Science collections to new stores: Case study -Planning the relocation of the Natural Science collections stored at the Museum Resource Centre in Ryegate Road, Colchester. Nigel Larkin, 2013.Natural History Collections and the Law
Notes on Natural History collections and the law taken from the presentations given by Nigel Shelton (Senior Specialist at Natural England) and Bob Press (Natural History Advisor to North Herts Museums Service) at a SHARE Museums East training day held on January 18th 2012 at the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge.
Collected resources from our Object Handling & Packing course. Sarah Norcross Robinson (Norfolk Museums Service) and Deborah Walton (UCM).
Oral History- Interview ChecklistOral History: Listening ExercisesOral History: Using the Marantz Solid State PMD660 Oral History: Choosing Interview TopicsOral History: Sample Interview GuideOral History – Sample Interview Log Oral History: Tips For PractisingOral History: Sample Recording Permission FormOral History – How To Ask Questions
A series of helpful guides on Oral History.Something Borrowed – Studies in Partnership
Introduction to the Renaissance-funded Something Borrowed project, in partnership with the BritishMuseum.Something Borrowed – Evaluation Report
Evaluation Report to the Renaissance-funded Something Borrowed project, in partnership with the British Museum.Something Borrowed – Things to consider when preparing for a loan from another museum
Resource from the Renaissance-funded Something Borrowed project, in partnership with the British Museum, on what to consider when preparing for a loan from another museum.