Ambourouè, A. (2010). Documentation of museum collections. Why? How? Practical guide. Paris, UNESCO, ICCROM, EPA.


Introduction
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Why document?
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How to set up a basic manual documentation system from scratch
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2-1
Accession number
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2-2
Accession register
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2-3
Card catalogue
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2-4
Location system
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2-5
Other
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How to reactivate an abandoned or incomplete manual documentation system
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3-1
A word of warning
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3-2
Non-exhaustive evaluation of various possible situations
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3-2-1
Accession number
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3-2-2
Accession register
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3-2-3
Card catalogue
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3-2-4
Location system
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How to check the inventory
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How to computerize the system
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5-1
Standardization of data
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5-2
Equipment and software
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How to maintain the documentation system
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6-1
The registrar
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6-2
The procedural manual
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Conclusion
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