CIDOC Summer School
Museum of Texas Tech University

July 21 25 2014

Museum Documentation, Principles and Practice

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Morning

Afternoon

Foundation modules

Intermediate/advanced

Foundation modules

Intermediate/advanced

Sunday
20 July

 

Welcome reception and orientation

Monday
21 July

101 Introduction to museum documentation

102 How to set up a basic inventory system

403 Independent study

Tuesday
22 July

103 Marking objects with identification numbers

203 Object ID: Documentation and illicit trafficking

104 Photographing objects for inventory purposes

211 Condition reports: reporting damage and loss

Wednesday
23 July

Summer School teacher training

Field trip to area museums

Thursday
24 July

111 Defining and maintaining a Descriptive System: information fields and terminology lists

305 Copyright and licensing issues

112 Defining and maintaining a Procedural Manual: documentation policy and methods

402 Documenting intangible heritage

Friday
25 July

121 Job descriptions and organizational structure

321 Publishing collections data on the web

122 Budgets, productivity, planning, and reporting

403 Independent study

Session program is subject to modification. See Catalogue of course modules for full course descriptions.

Introduction

CIDOC and MoTTU

Programme modules

Certification

2014 Session

Teaching staff

Fees and conditions

Travel and accommodation

Registration