Collection Activities Archives: Ethics & Philosphy

Building a National Strategy for Digital Preservation

Building a National Strategy for Digital Preservation Source: National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, Library of Congress Cover the problems of preservation of digital materials including the philosophy and ethics of collections care for digital materials.

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Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice

Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice Source: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Philosophy and Ethics of Collections Care The primary goal of conservation professionals, individuals with extensive training and special expertise, is the preservation of cultural property. Cultural property consists of individual objects, structures, or aggregate collections. It is material which has significance that […]

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World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Code of Ethics

World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Code of Ethics Source: World Association of Zoos and Aquariums The Code of Ethics and Animal Welfare was prepared on the basis of the 1999 Code of Ethics and the 2002 Code of Animal Welfare. It was adopted at the 58th Annual Conference of WAZA on 19 November 2003 […]

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Global Strategy for Plant Conservation – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in association with Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Global Strategy for Plant Conservation – Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in association with Botanic Gardens Conservation International Source: Botanic Gardens Conservation International Philosophy and Ethics of Collections Care – The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation – A Plan to Save the World’s Plant Species – grew out of the Convention on Biological […]

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The Value of Living Collections

The Value of Living Collections Source: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Living collections in botanic gardens and arboreta are precious assets that we maintain in trust for future generations

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