Buck, R.A. & Gilmore, J.A. (1998). The New Museum Registration Methods. Washington: American Association of Museums.

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Introduction


Introduction and Acknowledgments. Rebecca A Buck and Jean Allman Gilmore
VIII

Foreword. Janice B Klein
XI

Collection Roles. Rebecca A Buck
XIII

A Composite Job Description for the Registrar. Rebecca A Buck
XIV

The Role of the Registrar in the Museum’s Web. Charles Hummel
XVI
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Documentation


Manual Systems. Kittu Longstreth-Brown, editor
1

Creating Documentation
1

Types of Files
8

Managing Files and Records
12

Computerized Systems. Suzanne Quigley, editor
17

Collections Management Systems
18

Implementing a Collections Management System
23

Data Management
26

Data Entry
34

System Management and Integration
37
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Collections management. Allyn Lord, editor


Numbering. Kittu Longstreth-Brown
43

Handling. Reba Jones
45

Measuring. Holly Young
49

Condition Reporting. Marie Demeroukas
53

Condition Reporting Glossary
57

Marking. Terry Segal
65

Photography. Victoria Pointer
95

Preventive Care. Genevieve Fisher
103

Storage. Lynn Swain
109

Inventory. Suzanne Cowan
117

Preparation. Claudia Jacobson
120

Rigging. Larry Francell and Perry Suggs
127

Packing and Crating. Sally Freitag and Michael Smallwood
131

Shipping. Irene Taurins
141

Import and Export. Racine Berkow
147

Couriering. Cordelia Rose
151
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Processes. Jeanne Benas,Jean Gilmore, and Renee Montgomery, editors


Acquisitions and Accessioning. Clarisse Carnell and Rebecca A. Buck
157

Deaccessions. Martha Morris
167

Loans. Salty Freitag and Cherie Summers
177

Exhibitions
189

In-House Exhibitions. Gwen Bitz
189

Organizing Loan and Traveling Exhibitions. Julia Bakke
192

Hosting Traveling Exhibitions. Deborah Slaney
200
5
Administrative functions. Paisley S. Cato, editor


Budget. Paisley S. Cato
209

Personnel and Training. Paisley S. Cato
211

Quality Management. Paisley S. Cato
213

Contracts. Suzanne Quigley
215

Collections Management Policies. Paisley S. Cato and Stephen Williams
221

Rights and Reproductions. Mary Holahan
225

Archives. K Sharon Bennett
227
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Risk management. Paisley S. Cato, editor


Overview. Paisley S. Cato
237

Insurance. Sean Tarpey
239

Disaster Mitigation Planning. Anne Fuhrman Douglas
247

Security and Fire Protection Systems. Paisley S. Cato
251

Integrated Pest Management. Nancy L. Breisch and Albert Greene
255

Architectural Planning. Patrick Ralston
267
7
Ethical and legal issues. Kristi Alexander, Rebecca Buck, and Martha Fulton, editors


Professional Ethics. Karol Schmiegel
277

Old Loans. Ildiko DeAngelis
281

Copyright. John Awerdick and John Kettle III
289

Tax Issues Related to Gifts of Collections. Joseph Bothwell
301

Appraisals. Sonja Tanner-Kaplash
303

International Movement of Cultural Property. Rebecca A. Buck
309

Complying with NAGPRA. C. Timothy McKeown, A. Murphy, and J. Schansberg
311

Fish and Wildlife. William Tompkins, editor
321

Hazards in the Workplace. Julia Fenn
341
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Appendices


Registrar’s Code of Ethics
349

Statement of Courier Practice
355

Glossary
359

Biographies
369

Bibliography
379
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Index


Index
411