ERIC Number: ED457802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Managing University Museums. Education and Skills.
Kelly, Melanie, Ed.
The papers in this collection focus on the role of university museums and their organization, management, governance, and finance. The chapters in section 1, "Roles and Challenges," are: (1) "University Museums in the 21st Century--Opening Address" (Lyndel King); (2) "The Dual Role of University Museums: Its Influence on Management" (Vanessa Mack); and (3) "The Challenge of the University Museum" (Dominick Verschelde). Section 2, "Raising Awareness and Working Together" contains: (4) "Collections in the United Kingdom" (Kate Arnold-Foster and Sophia Mirchandani); (5) "The Cinderella Collections: An Australian Fairy Story" (Don Yerbury); (6) "Managing the Visibility of University Museum Collections" (Peter Stanbury); (7) "A Regional System of University Museums" (Fausto Pugnaloni); and (8) "Uniting Forces: The European Network and National Collaborative Projects" (Steven W. G. de Clerq). Section 3, "Parallels and Partnership with Private Business," contains: (9) "Strategic Planning and Action for Success in a University Museum of Natural History" (Peter B. Tirrell); (10) "A Public-oriented and Educational Museum" (Peter de Haan); and (11) "Funding and Public Access through Partnership with Business" (Ian Carradice). The final section, "New Projects," contains: (12) "New University Museums: An Opportunity for a New Strategic Vision. The Brooking Collection, University of Greenwich" (Sue Millar); (13) "Public Understanding of Science: Universities and Science Centres" (Hannu S. Salmi); (14) "Funding and Museum Ownership" (Kati Heinamies); (15) "The Patras University Science and Technology Museum: Fulfilling the University Museum's Dual Role" (Penelope Theologi-Gouti); (16) "A New Museum of Electrical Technology in Pavia: A Public Museum in a University Campus" (Antonio Savini); (17) "New Horizons for the Crafts Study Centre Collection and Archive" (Barley Roscoe); and (18) "Conclusions" (Melanie Kelly). (Each chapter contains references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).