Module #1

Policies vs. Plans vs. Procedures/Scope of Collections/Aquisitions & Accessions-Deaccessions & Disposals

Curriculum Resources
For museums: Things Great and Small: Collections Management Policies by John E. Simmons. American Association of Museums, 2006.
For libraries and archives: Library Collection Development Policies: Academic, Public, and Special Libraries by Frank W. Hoffman and Richard J. Wood. The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005.

Florida Connecting to Collections 2013: Collections Management and Development Policies

Module #1 - Agenda (12/1/2016)

Pre-Workshop Assignment
Due: December 9, 2016
For museums: John E. Simmons, Things Great and Small, pages 1 to 8.
For libraries and archives: Frank W. Hoffman and Richard J. Wood, Library Collection Development Policies, 2005, pages 2 and 3.
*Digital copies of the readings are available on the FAM Online Platform. 

Online Forum
FAM Online Platform
Note: The online forum is only available to registered participants of Florida C2C.

Florida C2C Collections Assessment - Strengths and Weaknesses (.pdf)

Mid-Module Potential Webinar
Found in Collections/Abandoned Property Webinar presented by Robin Bauer Kilgo, Special Projects Manager, FAM
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Guiding Documents of a Collections

Scope of Collections

Acquisitions & Accessions/Deaccesions & Disposals


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