Heritage Counts 2017: Heritage and Society
Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The report Heritage and Society is produced each year by Historic England on behalf of the Historic Environment Forum (HEF). The objective of this document is to provide bite-sized facts and figures that demonstrate the importance of heritage to society. These facts can be extracted and used by anyone who seeks to understand and evidence the social values of heritage in order to make the case for heritage.
MLA guidance: Insurance for Museums
Guidance covering the insurance market, brokers, loss adjusters, risk management, different ways of insuring, understanding the cover etc.
New National Curriculum
A link to the new National Curriculum pages on the government's Department for Education website.
Feasibility Study into Collaborative Purchasing of Goods and Services by Museums
This study was produced for York Museums Trust and Museum Development Programme in Yorkshire.
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.
A Passion for Excellence - An Emerging Self-Improvement Strategy for Cultural Services, 2006
A discussion paper representing DCMS's thinking on how the cultural sector can begin to address its own improvement, 2006.
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.
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.