Resource Types Archives: Checklists

Risk Evaluation and Planning Program

Risk Evaluation and Planning Program The Risk Evaluation and Planning Program (REPP) was originally developed by Heritage Preservation with support from an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant. It is now part of the resources for emergency preparedness and response available through FAIC. The purpose of the project was to demonstrate whether […]

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Emergency Planning and Fire Advice

Emergency Planning and Fire Advice Source: Historic England Our aim is to help the heritage sector by providing expertise and support in fire safety and emergency planning. We encourage knowledge transfer and facilitate the development of partnerships between sector partners. This resource had four parts: Emergency Planning Advice, Emergency Response Plans, Preparedness Training, and Fire […]

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Planning a new museum: How good is your idea?

Planning a new museum: How good is your idea? A He Rauemi Resource Guide: ISSUE No. 32 Source: National Services Te Paerangi,Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa You have a great idea for a museum and you’re keen to start one. But how do you put that idea to the test? This guide aims […]

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Re-ORG Method

Re-ORG Method Source: ICCROM The RE-ORG Method is a step-by-step approach to help those who work with cultural collections to reorganize their current storage rooms, focusing on the creative, yet safe, use of existing resources. The Method has four phases: Getting started: create the best possible conditions for a successful storage reorganization Condition report: document […]

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Collections management software: vendor profiles

Collections management software: vendor profiles Source: Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) In 2017, the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), with the assistance of an advisory group of museum professionals, developed a vendor profile survey to collect key information about collections management software. This survey information is intended to supplement the Collections Management Software Criteria Checklist […]

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Labelling Flow Chart (Version 4)

Labelling Flow Chart (Version 4) Source: Canadian Museum of Nature Researchers and curators label their diverse collections in various ways. This document is a decision tree to help with choosing the correct type of label and labeling materials for specimens and the specifications for the correct materials need to meet archival standards and terminology.

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Evacuating Collections: What You Should Know

Evacuating Collections: What You Should Know Source: National Heritage Responders With enough notice before a large disaster like a hurricane, you may plan to evacuate collections to a safe area out of the way of the storm. These suggestions will help you manage the evacuation process to ensure your collections travel safely.

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Emergency Preparedness & Response

Emergency Preparedness & Response – AIC Wiki Source: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Wiki This is a compilation of materials from various conservation meetings and groups concerning emergency planning and response – it includes links to meeting handouts, emergency planning, preparedness, response, risk assessment, collections salvage and recovery, stabilizing the environment and collections, and stabilizing […]

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Preservation at Home

Preservation at Home Source: The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia How to care for your audio, film, video and photographs, and protect them from water and fire damage.

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