Mission, Vision & Governance Resources
Great Infographic on Membership and What Members Want, 2017 MemberZone
- short overview on Focus Groups, good for a board document overview.
- 10 pages neatly outline the WHYs, HOWs and FOLLOW-UPs of focus group planning. Nothing is omitted, providing a step-by-step guide.
Work Plans & Facilities Management Plans
Emergency Planning Resources:
A Guide to Risk Management of Cultural Heritage This guide is an abridged version of The ABC Method. It explains the ABC Method using many images, basic examples and simple exercises. It has been designed to introduce the risk-based approach to decision makers and to promote its use by heritage professionals and a younger generation of conservators.
Branding and Marketing
Gift Shop (and Unrelated Business Income)
This book from 2005 is available online. The author has extensive experience running stores for non-profits. One of the most useable parts is the outline for a gift shop manual - see chapter listing in front of book.
Facilities Rental & Event Management
Collections Information General
Whatbug.com A great web site to help identify bugs
Historic Structures & Landscapes (Preservation) Resources
Partners for Sacred Places, www.sacredplaces.org
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, www.cttrust.org
National Trust for Historic Preservation, www.preservationnation.org
Conserve-o-grams from the National Park Service, https://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/cons_toc.html#collectionpreservation
Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs.htm
The Preparation and Use of Historic Structures Reports (Preservation Brief 43), https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/43-historic-structure-reports.htm
Heating, Ventilation and Cooling of Historic Buildings: Problems and Recommended Approaches (Preservation Brief 24), https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/24-heat-vent-cool.htm
Olmstead Center for Historic Landscape Preservation (National Park Service), https://www.nps.gov/oclp/index.htm
Preservation Brief 36: Protecting Cultural Landscapes, https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/36-cultural-landscapes.htm
Pest and Mold Management, Donia Conn, August 2016
"Pest and Mold Management", Power Point Outline, Donia Conn, August 2016
Response and Recovery Resources (Heritage Emergency National Task Force)
Disaster Response and Recovery Guides (American Institute for Conservation)
Collections Policy Information
Connecting to Collections: Essential Elements of a Collections Policy http://www.connectingtocollections.org/coming-up-essential-elements-of-a-collections-management-policy/Fairfield Museum & History Center Collections Policy
Link to Legislation Regarding Found in Collections Objects, State of CT, 2012
Interpretation & Exhibits