Books in category Business & Economics – Museum Administration & Museology

  • Colonialism and the Object

    Colonialism and the Object
    Tim Barringer, Tom Flynn

    The book includes intensive case-studies of objects from India, Pakistan, New Zealand, China and Africa, all of which were collected by, or exhibited in, the institutions of the British Empire, and key chapters address issues of radical …

  • Fundraising for Small Museums

    Fundraising for Small Museums
    Salvatore G. Cilella Jr.

    This clear, accessible manual is designed specifically for people running the thousands of small museums, historic houses, and historic sites across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Museums and Communities

    Museums and Communities
    Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer, Steven Levine

    Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve.

  • Safety in Museums and Galleries

    Safety in Museums and Galleries
    F. Howie

    The final section covers access to health and safety information and approaches to safety training by professional organizations. This book will be of interest to museum curators and others interested in museum safety.

  • Art Law

    Art Law
    Michael E. Jones

    Covering topics such as acquisition, grants, and buying and selling, this book takes a look at the ethical and legal issues and rights that confront the art community and museums.

  • Archival Appraisal

    Archival Appraisal
    Barbara Craig

    This book discusses the importance of collection appraisal in the context of archival work as a whole. It is an invaluable source for all those responsible for the use and administration of archives.

  • The Manual of Museum Management

    The Manual of Museum Management
    Gail Dexter Lord, Barry Lord

    The Manual of Museum Management presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the principles of museum organization, the ways in which people work together to accomplish museum objectives, and the ways in which museums, large and small, …

  • On Collecting

    On Collecting
    Susan Pearce

    Susan Pearce addresses many of the important issues surrounding the practice of collecting.

  • Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics

    Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics
    Jennifer Weil Arns

    Produced by The University of South Carolina‚Äôs School of Library and Information Science, this volume of the Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is the polestar publication for cultural heritage scholars, professionals, …

  • The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects

    The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects
    Stephen G Rees-Jones

    It then describes spectrometry and separation methods. This is followed by discussions of the chemistry and composition of oils and fats, natural waxes, bituminous materials, carbohydrates, proteins, and natural resins and lacquers.

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