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Author Museum Documentation Association (Great Britain). Conference (1st : 1987 : Cambridge, England)

Title Collections management for museums : proceedings of an international conference held in Cambridge, England, 26-29 September 1987 / the First Annual Conference of the Museum Documentation Association ; edited by D. Andrew Roberts
Published Cambridge : Museum Documentation Association, 1988


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Description xx, 237 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Contents Collections management for museums / D. Andrew Roberts -- Surveys of collections management systems and practice. Introduction / Philip S. Doughty. Survey of North American collections management systems and practice / Jane E. Sledge. Overview of collections management practice in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea / Jennifer Game. Collections management systems and practice in United Kingdom museums / D. Andrew Roberts. Collections management systems and practice in museums in the Nordic countries / Carsten Larsen -- System design. Introduction / Peter Homulos. The scope and design of collections management systems / Richard Light. Checklist of automated collections management systems features, or, how to go about selecting a system / Jane Sunderland and Lenore Sarasan. Planning techniques for collections information systems / Stephen Toney -- Role of professional groups. Introduction / Peter Wilson. Role of professional groups in the United States / Karol Schmiegel. The Canadian experience / Sonja Tanner-Kaplash. The UK registrar : a future in the balance? / Fredericka Smith, Margaret Stewart and Jonathan Mason -- Procedural and policy developments in individual museums. Introduction / Roger Smither. The National Maritime Museum : planning for the future / Richard Ormond. Information technology in the Leicestershire Museums, Art Galleries and Records Service : past, present and future / Patrick J. Boylan. New applications for computers in the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside / Richard Foster and Philip Phillips. Collections management policy and procedure initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History / Katherine P. Spiess
Inter-relationship of collections and risk management / Toshio Yamamoto. Collections management at the Australian National Gallery / Maxine Esau. Cataloguing procedures at the University Gallery, Melbourne / Annette Welkamp. Collections management in the Australian National Film and Sound Archive / David Watson -- Training and advisory developments. Introduction / Brian Morris. On the road again : the provision of documentation advice and training by the Museum Documentation Association / Stuart Holm. The IMC Foundation's advisory and training activities for Dutch museums / Jeanne Hogenboom. Training for collections management in the United Kingdom / Geoffrey Lewis. Teaching collections management for museums in the information age : curriculum planning for the Museum Studies Program, University of Toronto / Lynne Teather and Toshio Yamamoto. Collections management in relation to museum studies training in Australia / John C. Hodge. A graduate programme for documentation training : a student's experience / Joanne M. Neri. Museums and Galleries Commission (MGC) : new initiatives / Christopher Newbery -- Consultancy support for museums. Introduction / Timothy M. Ambrose. The role of management consultants / Rebecca Morgan. Providing documentation and automation consultancy support to United Kingdom museums / D. Andrew Roberts. Museum automation consultancy in the United States / Lenore Sarasan -- Collections management systems. Vendor/user forum and systems exhibition / Philip Doughty and D. Andrew Roberts
Analysis Museums Stock Administration
Museums Stock Administration Conference proceedings
Notes Bibliography: p231-234. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234) and index
Subject Museum techniques.
Museums -- Administration -- Congresses.
Museums -- Collection management -- Congresses.
Museums -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Museums -- Data processing.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Roberts, D. Andrew (David Andrew)
Museum Documentation Association (Great Britain)
LC no. 91128862
ISBN 090596361X