The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) Source: This organization serves those involved in living historical farms, agricultural museums and outdoor museums of history and folklife.
Archive | June, 2017
Caring for audio, video and data recording media Source: From CCI – presents key aspects of managing the care of audio, video and data recording media materials in heritage collections.
Basic requirements of preventive conservation Source: Stefan Michalski, based on a section in “Care and Preservation of Collections” in Running a Museum: A Practical Handbook, P.J. Boylan, ed., Paris, International Council of Museums and UNESCO, 2004.
ISO Standards for Housing Photographs Source: Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts This discusses the two ISO standards that deal with storage of photographs and the criteria they offer for choosing materials for long-term storage of photographic collections.
Data Arts Source: Subscription data service to gather insight and share data to strengthen the case for arts and culture.
Preserving Newspapers: When and How To Source: Minnesota History Interpreter Tech Talk
Food Management Source: This document aims to provide guidelines to support staff in developing and improving institutional policies and procedures for effective food management and, as such, will be reviewed and updated periodically.
The Collections Advisor is a free monthly email that includes tips on how to improve collections care. Part of the Indiana C2C Implementation Grant.
Video Aids to Film Preservation Source: Video Aids to Film Preservation supplements existing guides to film preservation (Guide to Film Preservation – http://www.folkstreams.net/vafp/guide.php) with video demonstrating basic handling and restoration procedures for motion picture film.
Security in museums and galleries: The environmental visual assessment (EVA) Source: UK – Collections Trust