Reviewing Significance 3.0 provides analytical tools to aid museums, archives and libraries of all sizes to assess the significance of their collection to assist in prioritising resource allocation and when seeking external funding or support.
The Designation Scheme identifies the pre-eminent collections of national and international importance held in England’s non-national museums, libraries and archives, based on their quality and significance. This guide, created by Arts Council England, aims to help you promote your Designated collections.
Arts Council England’s Designation Scheme identifies and celebrates outstanding collections, which deepen our understanding of the world and what it means to be human.
Revisiting Collections supports museums and archive services to open up their collections for scrutiny by community groups and external reports and to build and share a new understanding of the multi-layered meaning and significance of objects and records. This toolkit outlines guidance for capturing and sharing multiple perspectives on archive collections.
This toolkit has been put together as a practical guide to help you review your museum collection. It documents the collections review process carried out by UCL Museums & Collections from 2007 to 2009, and contains instructions and tips on how to adapt our method for use at your own collection.
This toolkit is based on the Reviewing Significance Framework and offers two complementary processes, Significance Assessment and Collections Review, which will assist all holders of moving image material to care for and use their collections better.
Developed by Museum and Heritage Consultant Caroline Reed, Reviewing Significance 2.0 is an updated version of the Reviewing Significance framework published by Renaissance East Midlands (REM) in 2010. It provides a streamlined introduction to the methodology and some improvements to the original assessment tools – making them even easier to use.
This Powerpoint presentation explores what it takes to create an effective grant proposal for a collections-based project, what to avoid and where to look for funding support.
This guide aims to support museums in considering and selecting appropriate methodologies to guide the rationalisation of their collections. It identifies the main issues for museums to consider and provides information about tools and resources available to support the rationalisation procedure.
Revisiting Museum Collections supports museums and archives to open up their collections for reinterpretation and knowledge capture. This publication takes you through the methodology so that you can apply it within your own organistion.