Guide on non-user consultation in museums
This guide was developed by Christina Lister as part of a project on non-user consultation for the South East Museum Development Programme. It focuses on methods that are accessible and achievable for small- and medium-sized museums and that can be scaled up, if desired.
Materials from 'Collections Review & Rationalisation: an introduction'
Presentation slides used in the day's event with Sarah Brown, Collections Trust exploring good practice for museums undertaking collections review and rationalisation projects with an update from the Hampshire Solent Peer Development Group who produced a toolkit on the subject in 2017
Materials from 'SPECTRUM 5.0 Launch' at Milestones
Presentation slides used in the day's event with Sarah Brown, Collections Trust running through the revised Museum Documentation standard, SPECTRUM 5.0
Emergency Planning & Recovery Handouts
Handouts and documents shared by Emma Dadson from Harwell Documentation Recovery Service at the session held on Wednesday 26th February 2014.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Event 16 June 2014
Materials, resources and links from 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Accreditation training event facilitated by Vicky Dawson and delivered in collaboration between the South West and South East Museum Development teams on 16 June 2014 at SeaCity Museum, Southampton.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Reviewing and Rationalising - steps to making the most of your Collections' Event 11 July 2014
Materials, resources and links from 'Reviewing and Rationalising - steps to making the most of your Collections' Accreditation training event facilitated by Emma Chaplin and delivered in collaboration between the South West and South East Museum Development teams on 11 July 2014 at the Gurkha Museum, Winchester.
Basic Access Checklist
A 3-page tick-box check list to start you on the right track on assessing access issues in your museum. This check list is for guidance only it does not constitute a full access audit.
Quick Access Checklist for Volunteer-based Museums
Based on MLA Access for All Self-Assessment Toolkit. This checklist is not definitive; there are always more things organisations can do to improve their services and practices. What follows however is a series of questions for you to consider so your organisation is as positive as possible in serving the widest range of people.