Essential AASLH Small Museum Resources
Small Museum Toolkit
As a small museum staff person, you are responsible for a lot, including areas outside of your expertise or training. You need a quick reference that makes the process of becoming a sustainable, valued institution less overwhelming. The Small Museum Toolkit is a collection of six books that serves as a launching point for small museum staff to pursue best practices and meet museum standards.
DIY Strategic Planning Technical Leaflet
Numerous small museums feel they do not have the time or staff to carry out strategic planning. Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko provides an approach for small museums considering strategic planning, adapted from the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum.
Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning
Are you thinking of starting a museum? Starting Right has been helping non-professionals learn the basics of museum planning for nearly three decades. This fully-revised, third edition will help you understand what you are getting into, evaluate prospects, avoid pitfalls, and take advantage of many kinds of available help.
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