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What use are collection surveys?

Henderson, Jane 1997. What use are collection surveys? Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter (6) , pp. 11-13.

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Abstract

Most people working in museums particularly those responsible for collection management are familiar with the concept of collection condition surveys. The use of statistical methods to sample survey collections may have made the process manageable but it is still an enormous commitment. The purpose of this paper is to examine if these surveys are being used in the most effective and efficient way.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history
Publisher: Natural Science Conservation Group
ISSN: 1462-978X
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 10 July 2018
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2018 11:45
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/113108

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