Download e-book for kindle: The Preservation Management Handbook: A 21st-Century Guide by Ross Harvey,Martha R. Mahard

By Ross Harvey,Martha R. Mahard

Cultural history professionals—museum curators, museum execs, archivists and librarians— paintings with their really expert wisdom to prioritize the desires in their collections. protection managers draw on specialists in weather keep watch over, fireplace security, pest administration and extra in constructing the big evaluation of a suite and its wishes. And all of the particular fabrics in the collections have their specialists too.

Here, in a single quantity, is a variety of topic-specific services that includes either a permanent textual content for maintenance scholars in addition to an important one-stop reference for cultural background professionals—particularly these in small- to medium sized agencies the place assets are constrained assistance is now not constantly at hand.

The editors introduce the reader to the fundamental instruments and ideas of a renovation administration software within the twenty-first century, addressing the realities of numerous collections and fabrics, and embracing the demanding situations of operating with either analog and electronic collections.

The sections on making plans and handling a maintenance application include the fundamental start line for any form of assortment, despite measurement and content material. Written with the small assortment in brain, the rules are however scalable and generally applicable.

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