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Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

Handbook / Manual

Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

By: M Cassar

166 pages, 16 figs, illus


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #34934 | ISBN: 0415105595
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NHBS Price: £89.99 $110/€101 approx

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Clearly sets out the theory and practice of achieving an ideal museum environment for both collections and people.


Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Part I: The Principles of Museum Environmental Management 1. Managing Resources 2. Objects, People and Space 3. Developing an Environmental Strategy Part II: Managing and Monitoring the Built Environment 4. Weather, Buildings and Environmental Design 5. The Monitoring Programme Part III: Controlling the Display Environment 6. Controlling from the Centre: Building Management and Environmental Conditioning 7. Control where it's Needed: Room-based Environmental Systems 8. On the Spot: Local Control Part IV: Storage and Transportation: Managing Hidden Stresses 9. Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind 10. Transportation: The Moving Environment Datasheet 1: Record form, spot readings of light and ultraviolet radiation Datasheet 2: Record form, spot readings of relative humidiy and temperature Datasheet 3: Summary chart, weekly minimum and maximum RH, temperature and light readings over 12 months Datasheet 4: Lamp characteristics Select Bibliography Sources of Other Information Glossary Index

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