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Museum Documentation A Potent Tool for Collection Management
Author : Shilpi Roy
ISBN : ISBN: 978-81-7320-183-7
Edition : 2019
Language : English
Size & Pages : 24 cm pp 282 with Illus.
Publisher : Agam Kala Prakashan
Format : Hardbound
Price : Rs. 1150


The Author

Shilpi Roy, B. Sc. Geography. University of Calcutta, Kolkata, M.Sc., PhD. Museology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata. UGC NET-JRF, Museology & Conservation. Certificate of Competence, ICOM-CIDOC: Paris (International Committee for Documentation, International Council of Museums). Intern at M P Birla Planetarium, Kolkata. Project Associate at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Author of 'Museum Collection Management- A Practical Handbook' published by Books-N-Books, Kolkata (2013). Recent: Research Officer, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India

The Book

This book is intended for all who assemble and are of affectionate of items of artistic, historical, social, religious, and /or technological significance, as well as those who have great accountability of caring for public and private collections of such items. This book focuses on principles of documentation. It provides crucial skills and tools to analyze and adapt museum documentation systems to specific needs and equips museums with minimum documentation systems for their collections, in paper based system to digital version. Certain procedures are directed towards with equipment and personnel not within the means of private individuals. Nevertheless, these recommendations exemplify levels of best practice which one should endeavour to reach as far as possible.

ISBN: 978-81-7320-183-7

Rs. 1150/-

Pages: xxiv+258


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