Introduction to Museum Security On-line Course

$499.00

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An Introduction to Collections Preservation On-line Course

$499.00

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The Basics of Museum Registration On-line Course

$499.00

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Education Collections On-line Short Course

$99.00

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What do you do with collection objects that no longer belong in the scientific collection but are too good to throw out? What do you do with the donations that just don't quite 'fit?' Use them in education collections. Their value as educational objects for the public is immeasurable.

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1. What is an education collection?

2. What goes in an education collection?

3. How to use and what to expect from the use of education collection objects

4. Curating education collections

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Keeping Small Animals on Exhibit (Care and Feeding of Small Animal Exhibits) On-line Short Course

$99.00

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Whether by design or accident, many museums find themselves with small collections of small animals - sometimes for exhibit, sometimes not; sometimes for educational program use, sometimes not. Determine which animals work best for your purposes. Know how to care for the animals considering healthy diets, appropriate exhibit or non-exhibit caging, guest safety, veterinary care, and needed permits.

Course Outline:

1. Pros and Cons of Live Animal Exhibits

2. Role of Live Animals in Museums

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Gallery Guides On-line Short Course

$99.00

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Self-guided brochures, exhibit labels, docent led tours, guest speakers, and audio tours are only a few of the methods available to guide visitors through an exhibit. Explore the strengths and challenges of many different methods and garner resources for further information. Learn how to determine which method works best with which exhibits and how to provide variety to enhance the visitor experience.

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All-stabilo black pencil

$2.08

Water soluble pencils that write on most surfaces. Recommended for writing directly on plastics or on the back of plastic-coated photographic papers. Do not stack photographs on top of each other; writing may transfer. Use a separator of glassine or acid-free paper. Will write on metals, glass and ceramics without a barrier coat, too, although this is not generally recommended. Writes well on Acryloid B-72 and Acryloid B-67 base coats. Do not use a top coat as it solubilizes in most liquids.

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All-stabilo white pencil

$2.08

Water soluble pencils that write on most surfaces. Recommended for writing directly on plastics or on the back of plastic-coated photographic papers. Do not stack photographs on top of each other; writing may transfer. Use a separator of glassine or acid-free paper. Will write on metals, glass and ceramics without a barrier coat, too, although this is not generally recommended. Writes well on Acryloid B-72 and Acryloid B-67 base coats. Do not use a top coat as it solubilizes in most liquids.

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Tangletrap Insect Trap Coating

$7.49

for making homemade sticky traps and Pest barriers. Insect barriers help block access to an area by placing a sticky barrier across the access point. For example, to stop insect coming in under emergency exits, cut a strip of Formica 2 inches wide and the length of the door frame. Put a layer of Tangletrap on it and lay it along the threshold. It will catch most things crawling under the door.

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Preservation Guide 7: Silver

$4.00

Author: the Historic New Orleans Collection. Preservation Guides by the Historic New Orleans Collection provide clear, in-depth collection care advice. Each guide has illustrative photographs and drawings.

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