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A renaissance of German university collections
German universities' host many remarkable collections, some being of local interest only, while others are of immense academic value. In recent years, university collections have attracted considerable interest by both ...
Besieged! Contemporary political, cultural and economic challenges to museums in the academy as seen from Ann Arbor
In this article, we discuss some recent experiences of two museums at the University of Michigan. We use these cases – of the removal of Native American dioramas from the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and of responses ...
Relocation and revaluation in university collections, or, Rubbish Theory revisited
Objects move from place to place, discipline to discipline, into and out of collections within the university (even at times into and out of the university). In the course of these relocations, these objects also continually ...
The collection of a non-collecting institution
This is a case study of how the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington, a non-collecting institution, became responsible for a collection of some 750 works of all different sizes and media that had accumulated ...
Visitor profiling for, and promotion of the biological and earth sciences museums, Macquarie University
In 2007 Macquarie University undertook a significant restructure. It was anticipated that this would impact on the viability of the programs and resources of campus museums. The changes to university management practices ...