Synopses & Reviews
Provides basic information on the responsibilities of museum personnel and offers general instruction in the standards and ethics of the community. Sections describe collection management and care, interpretation, communication, and professionalism. Includes technical notes and resource lists.
Handbook for Museums provides basic information for people working in the museum world. Formed around a commitment to professionalism in museum practice, the sections provide basic information on management, security, conservation and education, and include technical notes and international reading lists. The book is intended as a manual for managing and training, and provides a field-tested guide to best practice.'
A definitive guide to best practice in museums, at a time in which all museums require ever more innovative solutions to processes of interpreting the world's cultural and scientific heritage.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-299) and index.