About the Journal
The University Museums and Collections Journal is a peer-reviewed, on-line journal for the
proceedings of the International Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC), a
Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The Journal will appear at least once a
year. It is completely on-line and no hard-copy formal publication is available. However, the Journal is
an Open Access journal and is available free of charge or printing on demand is available at cost price.

The goals of the University Museums and Collections Journal are to provide global, inclusive access
and distribution and to improve the museums, galleries and collections within universities worldwide
by stimulating discussion of relevant issues and concerns.

Funding and Support
UMAC is responsible for the major costs of the Journal. It receives additional support from Humboldt
University of Berlin, Germany, in the form of a guarantee that the Journal will be archived and its
information will be accessible in the future.

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) provided a special grant to get the Journal started.

With your membership, UMAC is able to publish the Journal. UMAC, as an International Committee of
ICOM, receives funding from ICOM according to the number of its members. If you have found the
Journal helpful, please support its existence by joining ICOM and choose UMAC as your Committee
of choice!

Copyright Policy
The International Committee of University Museums and Collections expects that authors will assign
copyright to the University Museums and Collections Journal. The journal then routinely grants
permission to authors for subsequent use of their materials, formally transferring copyright thereto if
deemed necessary.

ISSN 2071-7229


Nathalie Nyst
Réseau des Musées de l’ULB
Université Libre de Bruxelles - CP 175
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt, 50
1050 Brussels

Peter Stanbury (4/2011 et seq.)
Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Suite 603, Eastpoint Tower
180 Ocean Street
Edgecliff, NSW 2027

Cornelia Weber
Humboldt University of Berlin
Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Sally MacDonald (1/2008-3/2010)
University College London Museums and Collections
UCL, Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

Printing from own computer
The essays and reviews of the UMAC Journal can be downloaded as Pdf-documents from our site
onto your own computer. We offer either the complete edition or individual essays and reviews. Our
standard format is DIN A4, but to save paper two pages can be printed onto one. Doing so reduces
your page to DIN A5. Such selections can be made using the Printing Options available with your


A Print-On-Demand-Service offers the printing of individual essays or complete editions of the journal,
as a bound book. Thereby, combinations of favoured essays can be easily made. Use the "proprint-
order" labelled link on the right, next to the title you select. A menu appears in which you are directed
to select (amongst other things) the size of the printing job. Here the pages can be reduced from the
initial DIN A4 format to DIN A5 reducing the cost of your order. Alternatively, the journal can of course
be ordered in DIN A4 format. Please inform us, should problems arise.

The International ICOM Committee for University Museums and Collections is a forum for all those
working in, or associated with, academic museums, galleries and collections (including herbaria and
botanical gardens). UMAC is concerned with the role of collections within higher education institutions
and the communities they serve. The aim is to protect the heritage in the care of universities.

University Museums and Collections (UMAC): http://umac.icom.museum

International Council of Museums (ICOM): http://www.icom.museum

UMAC Chair
Hugues Dreyssé
Université de Strasbourg
Institut Le Bel
4 rue Blaise Pascal
67000 Strasbourg
Fon: +33 3 68 85 05 18
Fax: +33 3 68 85 11 30

UMAC Secretary
Graciela Weisinger Cordero
Universidad del Museo Social Argentino
Corrientes 1723
Buenos Aires, C1042AAD


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