Cataloging, digitizing, condition reporting, and inventory of 3-D artifacts or artwork.
Strengthening existing or creating policies and forms such as collections management policies, codes of ethics, strategic plan, deeds of gift, and loan contracts.
Collections care, marking, housing, inventories, record keeping, exhibit mount making, and more.
Collections processing, record keeping, basic exhibit and mounting techniques, environmental conditions, pest management, renovations of existing storage spaces, construction of new storage, and more.
Planning and coordinating the physical movement of collections and related record keeping, including preparing spaces, necessary supplies, storage furniture arrangement, and more.
Designing new space layouts to optimize existing storage capacity as well as designing new storage plans including considerations for HVAC, environmental conditions, security, and access.
Developing filing systems for permanent collection records, reconciling old records or numbering systems, creating tracking systems for collections processing, and establishing procedures for obtaining necessary collections and provenance documentation.
Preparing artifacts or artwork for safe storage or shipment, from wrapping pieces to building containers to packing crates, including creating packing guides with instructions and images.
Strengths and weaknesses of collections, long range planning, potential deaccessioning recommendations, conservation needs, and options for safer artifact housing methods.
Strengthening existing plans or creating new ones; reducing risk factors for collections, facilities, and people; and engaging local emergency responders.
Guidance on prioritizing projects, making a compelling case for support, and developing project plans and budgets, including writing assistance.
Guidance through the application, self-study, and site visit stages, and assistance writing related policies as well as application and self-study answers.