Disposing of objects you may not own

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This fact sheet offers advice for museums who are faced with having to dispose of objects that do not belong to them or whose ownership is uncertain. In these cases there are additional issues of legal and ethical obligation and public relations management to consider that may not be covered by guidance around disposing of objects that form […]

Spectrum 4.0: Deaccession and disposal procedure

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The Deaccession and disposal procedure involves the management of disposal (the transfer, or destruction of objects) and of deaccession (the formal sanctioning and documenting of the disposal). It ensures good practice for the deaccession and disposal of objects from the long term collection. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as […]