Sustaining Places: Informative PowerPoints Source: Sustaining Places: Sustaining Places is a collaborative resource project from the Museum Studies Program at the University of Delaware and the Tri-State Coalition of Historic Places. This site is supported by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services‘ 21st Century Museum Professionals Program. These introductory Informative PowerPoints […]
Archive | March, 2018
Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Source: National Park Service: Technical Preservation Services The Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability begins with an overview focusing on the fact that historic buildings are themselves often inherently sustainable and that this should be used to advantage in any proposal to upgrade them. These guidelines offer specific guidance […]
Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Source: National Park Service The Secretary of the Interior is responsible for establishing standards for all programs under Departmental authority and for advising Federal agencies on the preservation of historic properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Making Collections Effective Effective Collections: an introduction Collections for the Future: two years on Source: Museum Association (UK) Effective Collections is a programme of work emerging from the central theme of the original Collections for the Future report – that too many museum collections are underused.
Getting to Know Your Building: Writing an Operations Manual Source: Small Museum Toolkit A guide to what a facilities management manual should include.
Active Collections Source: Trevor Jones, Rainey Tisdale, Elizabeth Wood authors of Active Collections Florence, KY: Routledge Press (2018). Stop the Collections Avalanche! Do you walk through collections storage and see row after row of nearly identical artifacts? Do you start out each year with a resolution to finally eliminate your cataloging backlog, only to fall […]
A Checklist for Sustainable Management of Archaeological Collections Source: S. Terry Childs and Danielle M. Benden. Advances in Archaeological Practice 5(1), 2017, pp. 12–25. (Society for American Archaeology) The discipline of archaeology has been tolerating, at best, a “curation crisis” for decades that is unsustainable. The many issues related to long-term collections care continue […]
Tales From the Public Domain: Bound by Law? Trapped in a Struggle She Didn’t Understand Source: Duke Center for the Study of the Public Domain This is an informative comic book on Copyright and the Public Domain. This is a sensible book about a ridiculous subject. It’s an example of the principle it illustrates: that […]
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts Source: College Art Association The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use was created with and for the visual arts community. Copyright protects artworks of all kinds, audiovisual materials, photographs, and texts (among other things) against unauthorized use by others, but it is subject […]
Recorded: Thursday, March 22, 2018