Anthropology
 

Museum Registration and Legal/Ethical Issues

Museum Registration and Legal/Ethical Issues
Managing museum collections: cataloging, loans, ethics, legal issues, object handling, basic object conservation. Practical experience working with museum objects and specific museum challenges.
ANTHR
314
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesANTHR 311
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 314
Course Outcomes: 

Collection Disciplines

Students will be familiar with registration/collections management/collections care disciplines

Handson Experience

Students will gain hands-on, real-life experience with museum collections and registration

Technical Writing

Students will be familiar with technical writing for collections care (mainly object description and condition reporting)

Collection Management

Students will be learn basic project management skills in managing collection projects

Museum Ethics and Laws

Students will have a basic understanding of museum ethics and laws affecting museum collections