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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 ...
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 ...
Recent museum ethical policies and their implications for university museums
Today museums must be cognizant of a multitude of widely publicized ethical issues. It is important that museum leaders demonstrate the highest ethical standards and be responsive to new policies and practices instituted ...
From independent university collections to a Wissenstheater: an ambitions project at the Humboldt University of Berlin
The Humboldt University owns over one hundred separate collections from all spheres of knowledge. Most of them are scarcely accessible to the general public and thus not well known. Since 1995 a group of scientists is ...
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 ...