Need signposting to a useful resource? Here you will find various links, reports, presentations, sample/example documents and templates, all free to access and use.
Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.
Arts Council England (ACE) champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives. They support a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries. In October 2011, ACE took on responsibility for the Renaissance programme, which Museum Development is part of.
ACE manage the national museum Accreditation Scheme which encourages museums to develop and raise standards.
Museums Association is a national independent membership organisation. They have produced the museum's 'Code of Ethics' as well as many other papers and articles. They lead on many national initiatives in best practice, hold training, and also run the Associateship of the Museums Association scheme for museum professionals wishing to develop their career.
Association of Independent Museums (AIM) is a membership organisation for all types of independent museums.
The National Archives provide very useful information for those with archives in your museum. Don't forget to look up your local County Record Office.
Our MDO colleagues in the South West, as part of the South West Federation, have a very comprehensive website full of useful resources.
The Museum Development team in the East, Share East, also have a useful selection of resources.
Review and Rationalisation of Collections Presentation
Presentation from Collections Trust training delivered by Sarah Brown.
Prove your Point Training Resources
This workshop focussed on collecting evidence about users and their experience to meet the Accreditation standard and to make successful funding bids.
Materials from HMMN meeting: Transformation (16 March 2017)
Materials from the meeting of the Hampshire Military Museums Network at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust on 16 March 2017
Materials from Customer Service for All - Disability Equality and the Visitor Journey
Materials from Customer Service for All - Disability Equality and the Visitor Journey held on the 24th February 2017
Materials from 'Introduction to Documentation' Training Day
Materials from the Collections Trust training day at Dover Castle on 12th January 2017.