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Museum Documentation Systems

Richard B. Light

Museum Documentation Systems

Developments and Applications

by Richard B. Light

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJennifer D. Stewart (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7477770M
ISBN 100408108150
ISBN 109780408108157

The Manual of Museum Exhibitions is a practical, hands-on, comprehensive guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing, and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. Conceived, organized, and edited by Gail and Barry Lord, this invaluable book includes contributions by masters of each step in the complex art of museum exhibition-making.5/5(4). The book is arranged alphabetically by name of game. For each game, the book gives a general description, the name and address of the author, a printout of a program listing, and a printout of a sample run. Ahl also commented on computer systems suited to running some games - these usually were DEC systems.

Museum Exhibition Planning and Design is outstanding, both as a reference and as a how-to guide for the exhibit development process. It is sure to be ‘the Bible’ of museum exhibit design. (John McDevitt, Vice President of Operations, Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia)Cited by: 3. A Simple Guide to Labelling Museum Objects Introduction Each museum object is individually numbered to identify and distinguish it from all other objects in a collection. All the information relating to an object is filed and accessed using this unique number. Writing a number directly on an object is the most secure method of labellingFile Size: KB.

museum fire protection systems. Identify special fire protection considerations for collections and structures housing collections in consultation with the local fire department. Fire-Safe Practices and Design Store museum collections in a dedicated storage space with automatic fire protection systems and appropriate fire-rated assemblies. An object data sheet records all the information about objects in the collection. It is a process of documenting and managing objects in the museum. The information is recorded when an object comes into a collection and it is a way of relating objects and records to one another. The object data sheet is a permanent record of.


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Museum Documentation Systems by Richard B. Light Download PDF EPUB FB2

This chapter describes a series of exercises which comprise a Do-It-Yourself Mini-Systems Analysis (DIYSA) of a museum's existing manual documentation system. These exercises provide an opportunity to review the manual system and analyze it in depth without the involvement and expense of a data processing expert.

A museum’s documentation system is a set of elements (Accession number, Accession register, manual or computerized files, etc.) that are related to each other and to the museum environment and which are organized in order to manage the objects in the museum’s Size: KB.

Museum documentation is concerned with the development and use of information about the objects within a museum collection and the procedures which support the management of the collection. This information should be recorded in written or digital form in a muse‐ um documentation system and should Museum Documentation Systems book accessible to staff, researchers and the.

Purchase Museum Documentation Systems - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Fundamental best practices that every museum can implement regardless of financial or staff limitations. Also listed in this book are current museum websites on page These sites are full of good information and provide additional Strategies of Conservation, Maintenance and Documentation AAM, (Available from AAM) [Discussions on File Size: KB.

Chapter 29 A documentation system for Australian art museums Therese Varveris Background Australia has over public art collections, concentrated in New South Wales (with 33 museums), Victoria (w including many of the largest collections), Queensland (with 12), and Western Australia (with 10).Cited by: 1.

CHAPTER 1: DOCUMENTING MUSEUM COLLECTIONS A. Overview 1. What will I find in this handbook. The Museum Handbook, Part II, Museum Records, tells you about the records you need to manage National Park Service (NPS) museum collections. These records are consistent with professional standards.

Use the handbook as a reference. Refer to it when you. This reference book includes information on procedures for museum registration, object care and storage, collections management, documentation, computerization, insurance, security, ethics, legal issues, etc.

Prepared by the Registrars Committee, a Standing Professional Committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM). Information systems must allow for multiple perspectives and scholarly The adoption of the computer meant a new phase in the history of museum documentation. The concept of metadata became central.

may be said to be the internal knowledge of the object (Mackenzie Owen ). The internal knowledge (metadata) of a book for example Cited by: 2. Museum Collections Management: A Handbook. Freda Matassa. Customers outside of North America (USA and Canada) should contact Facet Publishing for purchasing information.

Information systems; Documentation plan It is a book that every museum should have in the office.". Museum documentation is concerned with the development and use of information about the objects within a museum collection and the procedures which support the management of the collection.

This information should be recorded in written or digital form in a museum documentation system and should be accessible to staff, researchers and the Size: KB.

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Spectrum is not software (and can be used with paper-based systems) but many of our commercial Spectrum Partners have developed collection management systems that support some or all of the Spectrum procedures. Museum Books LLC. Museum Road West Reading, PA, U.S.A.

Joined Ma In this context, the role and importance of museum documentation standards has grown, as data standardization and sharing become key.

There are many recent developments in documentation standards for museums, and Canadian museums and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) have contributed extensively to the development of these standards. description, or definition of museum documentation.

You may also wish to repeat the statement in paragraph a) page 11 of the Accreditation Guidance – for section 2 – collections. The aim of the documentation policy is to ensure that the museum fulfils its responsibilities in relation to security, management and access of collectionsFile Size: KB.

Museum of Our National Heritage November 1, BASIC PRINCIPLES - Inventorying museum artifacts is the process of systematically assigning a unique number to every artifact, locating the artifact within the building and matching the artifact with it’s historical or legal documentation.

Inventorying organizes and establishes a collection. 'Museum Basics is a clearly written and wonderfully practical book for staff at small and medium-sized museums who desire a highly professional approach to the day-to-day issues of museum practice and visitor experience.' Ed Gyllenhaal, Gencairn Museum, US.

UNESCO advocates the absolute need for rigorous museum documentation systems, to prevent collections from becoming worthless. The recently launched UNESCO’s on-line ‘ RE-ORG ’ platform, a joint venture with ICCROM, focuses on the importance of collection documentation and storage management.

Hopefully, there is silver lining to the tragic. Every chapter includes practical exercises making Burcaw's book ideal for the classroom or for novice museum workers. Accepted by the Documentation Center of the International Conference of Museums as exemplary of museum training, Introduction to Museum Work is used as a basic text in museum studies all over the by: We manufacture and distribute museum and art gallery display products.

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Absolute is the world leader in museum-grade art hanging, protection, signage and visitor guidance systems.Cambridge: Museum Documentation Association, – Albeit the book focuses on Information Management, it still has useful tips on how to conduct an inventory (referred to as an audit) of a collection.

The audit procedure listed contains fifteen detailed steps, with a focus on preparation before actually conducting an audit.