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Managing Conservation in Museums

By: S Keene

258 pages, Figs, tabs

Butterworth-Heinemann

Paperback | Jun 2002 | Edition: 2 | #131628 | ISBN: 0750656034
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NHBS Price: £38.99 $50/€47 approx

About this book

Aims to show conservators and other professionals in museums and libraries that professional management information can be as useful to them as their own specialist expertise.

Review of previous edition: 'Every conservation department should have a copy, and most conservation managers will find themselves dipping into it again and again after they have read it through once.' Studies in Conservation


Contents

1. Introduction, 2. Museums and Collections, 3. Management Information, 4. Management Tools: quantitative planning, 5. Management Tools: options and priorities, 6. A systems view, 7. The Preservation System, 8. Information for Preservation, 9. Collections condition, 10. Directions and Strategies, 11. Planning and Monitoring Work, 12. Digital Preservation, 14. Future, Past, Present.

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Biography

Suzanne Keene was Head of Collections Management, Science Museum, London until becoming an independent consultant and lecturer.

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