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
CSI Final Project Report April 2013
The CSI South East Museums team was a multidisciplinary consortium of conservators engaged to deliver the Arts Council England (ACE) funded project – ‘Remedial Conservation Needs Assessment (Kent, Sussex & Surrey) Pilot Project’.
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.
Sussex Museums Group - Remedial Conservation Project Final Report 2013
The Final Report from CSI, who were commission by Sussex Museums Group to deliver a remedial conservation project across Surrey, East & West Sussex, Kent & Medway.
UCL Collections Review Toolkit
This toolkit has been put together as a practical guide to help you review your museum collection. It documents the Collections Review process carried out by UCL Museums & Collections from 2007 to 2009, and contains instructions and tips on how to adapt our method for use at your own collection.
Disposal from Museum Collections toolkit and guidance 2014
This new Disposal Toolkit replaces the widely-used Museums Association’s 2008 version. As part of this, additional guidance on financially motivated disposal has also been developed and published by UK partners, based on agreed sector ethics, legal advice and Accreditation case law.
Deaccessioning & Disposals in Small Museums, 2011
Factsheet and classification of terms from Museums & Galleries NWS, 2011.
Heritage Assets - CIPFA Code, 2011-12
Information for Local Authorities and recording their heritage assets.
Kent Collection Mapping
Created by Jennifer Jackson, Finds Liaison Officer for Kent, for the 'Archaeology in Museums' trianing day. However, this mapping exercise can be used to capture information about any type of collection you hold, not just archaeology.
How to make tissue puffs
A pictorial guide to making tissue puffs and sausages for safetly packing your collection for storage.
The agents of deterioration
Outlining and agents of deterioration that can affect a museum collection.
Online Museum Training: Photographing Collection Items
This training video from Museums Australia Victoria demonstrates ways in which you can use basic equipment to photograph your collection items for documentation and digitisation purposes.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Making the Most of Social Media' event
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Making the Most of Social Media' event held at the Royal Marines Museum on 11 December 2013.