Reviewing Significance 3.0

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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.

Promoting Designated collections

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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.

Revisiting Archives Collections toolkit

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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.

Reviewing Significance 2.0

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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.