Session: Fall 2012

MUSM:3200:0SCA (024:120:SCA)    Collection Care and Management
27 of 30 enrolled    

Completed

Sem. Hrs:

3

Admin:

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


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MUSM:3200 ( 024:120 )


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General Catalog:

How a museum's management policy relates to its administrative, legal, and ethical obligations to its collections; acquisitions, deaccessions, collection use, data standards, storage environment, health, safety, documentation.

Description:

As an introduction to the principles of collection management, the course relates management policies to the administrative, legal, and ethical obligations a museum has to its collections. Topics for discussion include acquisitions, deaccessions, collection use, data standards, documentation, preventive conservation, risk assessment and disaster planning. The course is designed for students planning museum careers or upper-level students who may care for collections as part of their professional responsibilities. Class meets once weekly for lectures and group discussions. Grading is based on class exercises, two written assignments, and a final exam. Readings are selected from books and current museum journals.

Approved GE:
None
Prerequisites:

None

Requirements:

None

Corequisites:

None

Recommendations:

None

Restrictions:

None

Time and Location:
5:00P - 7:50P W 134 TH
Minimum Fee Hours:
3
Enrollments in this section for 0 - 3 will be charged as 3 semester hours
Course Fees:
None
Repeatable:

No

Grading Instructions:

None

Instructors:
Tiffany Adrain (Primary Instructor)
Textbooks and Materials:
The following textbook and material information is for planning purposes only and could be modified. Final textbook information will be available four weeks before the start of the semester. Please check then to finalize your textbook and material purchases:

  • Books available at UI Old Capitol Museum shop
Cross References
(i.e. Also offered as):
012:120:0SCA (GEOS:3200:0SCA)
Co-Existing Sections
(i.e. Separate sections meeting in the same room):
None
Management Type:
DCE On Campus Crs (SC*)
Department:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: Museum Studies ( Website     |   General catalog   )
Director: Russell Ciochon

Address: 114 Macbride Hall (MH)
 
Phone:
+1 (319)- 335 - 2751

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