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Basic Condition Reporting: A Handbook, 4th Edition

Published in 2015 by Rowman and Littlefield, this revised and expanded edition includes chapters on condition reporting for loans, archaeological artifacts, basketry, ceramics and glass, ethnographic collections, furniture, metals, natural history specimens, paintings and frames, paper, photographs, plastics, sculpture, skin and leather, and textiles. New to this edition are dozens of photographs illustrating many types of damage.

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Basic Condition Reporting: A Handbook, 3rd Edition

1998, third edition, revised and expanded, Marie Demeroukas, editor. Be the first on your block to own this great new edition which contains a variety of basic condition reporting forms. Essays are on a wide assortments of objects and material:

  • archaeological artifacts
  • basketry
  • ceramics and glass
  • ethnographic collections
  • furniture
  • metals
  • natural history specimens
  • paintings and frames
  • paper
  • photographs
  • plastics
  • sculpture
  • skin and leather
  • textiles

This spiral bound handbook, 150 pages in length, was written and reviewed by SERA members, registrars and other museum professionals. Packed with valuable resource information, it will serve as a practical guide for anyone who cares for museum collections. Printed in part with funds from Royal and Sun Alliance USA, this is the new definitive work on condition reporting.
ISBN: 0962134821

Steal This Handbook! A Template For Creating a
Museum’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

This handbook covers all aspects of emergency preparedness, response and recovery and includes both major disasters and everyday, potentially dangerous
situations. Chapters deal with:

  • How to organize an emergency plan
  • Standards for collections care and museum
    operations mitigating the effects of an emergency
  • Procedures to follow during, immediately after,
    and in recovery from an emergency
  • Stabilization techniques for damaged collection
    materials and buildings
  • Detailed appendices including resource lists,
    incident forms, and collection priorities

This spiral bound handbook, 250 pages in length, was written by the Ozark Group for Emergency Preparedness. Why start from scratch when you can Steal This
Handbook...well, almost.
ISBN: 9780962134814

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