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Museum Collections Management : A Handbook, Paperback / softback Book

Museum Collections Management : A Handbook Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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This landmark publication is the first to draw together all aspects of museum collections management in one handbook.

It is designed for anyone with responsibility for a cultural collection and covers everything a collections manager needs to know.

It describes professional practice in managing cultural objects and works of art, whatever the size and nature of the collection. The book includes essential information on: Legal aspects of collectionsEthical issues such as due diligence and immunity from seizureUp to date concerns such as sustainability, crossing borders and financial constraintsLoans, acquisitions, inventory and movement. The book describes all collections management procedures in a simple step-by-step process and is clear and easy to use with all procedures based on international museum practice.

Examples of real forms, policies and documents drawn from major museums are included throughout the text and act as guides for any transaction. Readership: Packed full of practical information, advice and good practice, this will be essential reading for all museum professionals, curators of private collections and museum studies students.

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