Resources

JTR Collections Management has compiled a list of current and useful resources for museums and collectors. Please email joy@joytahanruddell.com if you have any questions or would like additional resources.

As always, it is important to follow due diligence in researching resources regarding collections issues and services as laws and technology change over time.

Organizations:

For resources and information regarding California museums and programs, go to the California Associations of Museums website:   CAM

For more resources, forms, programs about and for US museums, go to the American Alliance  of Museums website:    AAM

For resources on how to maintain and interpret local and State historical museums and houses, go to the  American Association of State and Local History website:    AASLH

Software:

Looking for an new collections management system? Consider CatalogIt, a new affordable intuitive system that will help you organize your collections: CatalogIt

Services:

Looking for exhibition or installation assistance or help with project management or other collections logistics? Art-ProNet

Web Resources:

For information on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990, go to:    NAGPRA

Go green! Visit the Bay Area Registrars and Collections Specialists website and go to the Materials Exchange Page:     Materials Exchange List

Looking for creative storage solutions? Go to:   Storage Solutions

Info on copyright law? copyright info

Old loan or abandoned property info? ARCS – Old Loan/Abandoned Property

If you are in California, search on California Civil Code 1899-1899.11 for current laws regarding Abandoned Property.

Found in Collections Issues?  FIC  or  Found In Collections