Museum Standards: Collections Stewardship Source: American Alliance for Museums Standards for Collections Management, Collections Planning, Collections Care, and Ethics and Legal Issues around collections
Collection Activities Archives: Ethics & Philosphy
Association of College and Research Libraries Code of Ethics for Special Collections Librarians Source: Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA)
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.
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 […]
Position Paper on Conservation and Preservation in Collecting Institutions Source: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) This paper is meant to capture the essential reasons why the inclusion and support of conservation within collecting institutions is an integral part of stewardship and a necessity within any institution’s stated mission.
Association of Zoos and Aquarium Code of Professional 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 […]
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 […]
Why Plant Conservation is Important Source: Botanic Gardens Conservation International This page describes what biodiversity is, how it is being affected by humans, and why we should care!
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