Typically, this might include objects borrowed for an exhibition or another extended activity such as a research project. Such loans should always have an end date. At the end date, you either renew the loan for a further fixed period or return the object to its owner. There should be no ‘permanent loans’ in your […]
This is a primary procedure. Accredited UK museums must meet the Spectrum standard set out below. The suggested procedure is one way to achieve the standard, but it is just a suggestion.
This suggested procedure shows how you might meet the Spectrum standard for Loans in (borrowing objects). It is presented in two formats: text and workflow diagram. They are meant to be starting points for you to adapt to the needs of your own museum.