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Title MRM6 museum registration methods / edited by John E. Simmons and Toni M. Kiser
Edition 6th edition
Published Lanham, Maryland : American Alliance of Museums Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource
Series American Alliance of Museums
American Alliance of Museums
Contents <Span>Table of Contents<br /><br />List of Figures<br /><br />List of Tables<br /><br />List of Sample Collection Forms<br /><br />Acknowledgements<br /><br />Letter from the Collections Stewardship Chairperson<br /><br />Letter from the ARCS Chairperson<br /><br />Preface<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part I--The Profession<br /></span><span><br />Chapter 1A. A Very Brief History of the Profession<br /><br />Chapter 1B. The Straw that Stirs the Drink-The Role of the Registrar in the Museum World<br /><br />Chapter 1C. Resources for Registrars and Collections Managers<br /><br />Chapter 1D. Caring for the Nation's Treasures-The National Park Service Museum Program<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 2--Collection Management Policies<br /></span><span><br />Chapter 2. Collection Management Policies<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 3--The Basics<br /></span><span><br />Chapter 3A. Initial Custody and Documentation<br /><br />Chapter 3B. Acquisitions and Accessioning<br /><br />Chapter 3C. Repositories<br /><br />Chapter 3D. Provenance Research in Museums--An Overview<br /><br />Chapter 3E. Documenting Contemporary Art<br /><br />Chapter 3F. Living and Natural History Collections Registration<br /><br />Chapter 3G. Managing Digital Art<br /><br />Chapter 3H. Old Loans and Museum Property Laws<br /><br />Chapter 3I. Deaccessioning and Disposal<br /><br />Chapter 3J. Found in Collection<br /><br />Chapter 3K. Loans<br /><br />Chapter 3L. Organizing Loan and Traveling Exhibits<br /><br />Chapter 3M. Displays from Within--Considerations for Collections-Based Exhibits<br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br />Part 4--Records Management<br /></span><span><br />Chapter 4A. Types of Records and Files<br /><br />Chapter 4B. Manual Systems<br /><br />Chapter 4C. Computer Systems and Data Management<br /><br />Chapter 4D. Digital Asset Management Systems<br /><br />Chapter 4E. Basic Components of Institutional Archives<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 5--Collections Management</span><span><br /><br />Chapter 5A. Numbering<br /><br />Chapter 5B. Object Handling<br /><br />Chapter 5C--Digitization<br /><br />Chapter 5D. Measuring<br /><br />Chapter 5E. Condition Reporting<br /><br />Chapter 5F. Marking<br /><br />Chapter 5G. Bar Codes and RFID Tags<br /><br />Chapter 5H. Photography<br /><br />Chapter 5I. Preventive Care<br /><br />Chapter 5J. Storage<br /><br />Chapter 5K. Inventory<br /><br />Chapter 5L. Preparation<br /><br />Chapter 5M. Moving and Rigging Safely<br /><br />Chapter 5N, Packing and Crating<br /><br />Chapter 5O, Shipping by Land, Air, and Sea<br /><br />Chapter 5P. Import and Export: Guidelines for International Shipping<br /><br />Chapter 5Q. Couriering<br /><br />Chapter 5R. Off-site Storage<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 6--Risk Assessment and Management</span><span><br /><br />Chapter 6A. Risk Management Overview<br /><br />Chapter 6B. Emergencies-Prepare, Respond, Recover<br /><br />Chapter 6C. Security Systems and Fire Protection Systems<br /><br />Chapter 6D. Insurance<br /><br />Chapter 6E. Integrated Pest Management<br /><br />Chapter 6F. Registrars and Sustainability<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 7--Ethical and Legal Issues</span><span><br /><br />Chapter 7A. Ethics for Registrars and Collections Managers<br /><br />Chapter 7B. The Care of Sacred and Culturally Sensitive Objects<br /><br />Chapter 7C. Copyright<br /><br />Chapter 7D. Rights and reproductions<br /><br />Chapter 7E. Appraisal<br /><br />Chapter 7F. Implementing NAGPRA<br /><br />Chapter 7G. Biological Materials--Fish, Wildlife, and Plants<br /><br /></span><span style="font-weight:bold;">Part 8--Use of Collections</span><span><br /><br />Chapter 8A. Hosting Traveling Exhibitions<br /><br />Chapter 8B. Research<br /><br />For Your Consideration<br /><br />Glossary<br /><br />About the Editors and Contributors<br /><br />Appendix Collection Forms</span><br /><br /><span>Index</span>
Summary The sixth edition of Museum Registration Methods is a comprehensive guide to registration and collections management of museum collections, from acquisition, use, and deaccessioning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Museum registration methods.
Museums -- Collection management.
collections management.
Museum registration methods
Museums -- Collection management
Form Electronic book
Author Simmons, John E., editor.
Kiser, Toni M., 1981- editor.
American Alliance of Museums, sponsoring body.
ISBN 9781538113127
Other Titles Museum registration methods 6