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Role of university museums and collections in disseminating scientific culture
Starting from the definition of scientific museums as the material context where scientific and technological artefacts are preserved and scientific culture is elaborated and disseminated, the different ways in which museums ...
Miracle on the prairie: The development of the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
In 1983 the University of Oklahoma's museum began a struggle for a new building. The centuryold museum was housed in barns and stables. Support from the University was mixed. Grassroots efforts and a multifaceted strategy ...
Are university collections and museums still meaningful? Outline of a research project
The contemporary significance of university collections and the changing role of university museums has not been the subject of thorough scientific research. This paper presents the outline of a research project to be ...
Louvain-la-Neuve: là où l'Université catholique de Louvain a créé une ville avec son musée
The museum of Louvain-la-Neuve was inaugurated in 1979. The collections (originally, the cast reproductions date back from 1864) includes Fine art, Archaeology and Ethnography. The university city, designed on a human scale ...
University art museums in Brazil: in search of new and old audiences
This article aims at comparing the number of visitors in Brazilian university and non-university museums of art. It will also try to explain the ways in which universities adopt in order to captivate new/old audiences ...
The current state of Higher Education Museums, Galleries and Collections in the UK
The paper will summarise the current state of the UK's higher education museums, galleries and collections (HEMGCs) by drawing on recent surveys of collections and management issues. In particular the paper will highlight ...