Museum Documentation: A Potent Tool for Collection Management

By: Shilpi Roy

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Contents: Foreword. Introduction. 1. Museum documentation-definitions and objectives. 2. Standard methods of field documentation. 3. General procedure of museum documentation system. 4. Types of inventory. 5. Global development and standardization of museum documentation. 6. Development of documentation of cultural and natural resources: Indian initiatives. 7. Preventive and security measures in museum documentation. 8. Problem of documentation of intangible heritage. 9. Case studies of documentation as practiced in the selected museums of West Bengal. Conclusion. Bibliography. Appendix. Index. This book is intended for all who assemble and are affectionate of items of artistic, historical, social, religious, and /or technological significance, as well as those who have great accountability of caring for public and private collections of such items. This book focuses on principles of documentation. It provides crucial skills and tools to analyze and adapt museum documentation systems to specific needs and equips museums with minimum documentation systems for their collections, in paper based system to digital version. Certain procedures are directed towards with equipment and personnel not within the means of private individuals. Printed Pages: 282

Title: Museum Documentation: A Potent Tool for Collection Management

Author Name: Shilpi Roy

Categories: Archaeology, India,

Publisher: New Delh, Agam Kala Prakashan:

ISBN: 8173201838

ISBN 13: 9788173201837

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 1201395

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