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Museums : MuseumsWiki

Bowen, Jonathan | 2007-
  • Author(s): Bowen, Jonathan
  • Publisher: Wikia
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, cultural heritage, cultural personnel, information networks
MuseumsWiki is the international collaborative website for museum professionals and other experts in the field of cultural heritage. It is intended for museum personnel to participate in providing museum-related material including links and papers.

Libraries of Timbuktu for the preservation & promotion of African literary heritage

Boye, Alida Jay | cop. 2000-
  • Author(s): Boye, Alida Jay
  • Publisher: University of Oslo. Centre for development and the environment. Timbuktu manuscripts project
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: libraries, cultural heritage, document preservation, mali
This website gives information on the Timbuktu Libraries Project. The ultimate goal of this project is to preserve and promote wide access to the invaluable cultural and literary heritage held in both public and private collections of manuscripts in the Timbuktu area.

Running a museum : the trainer's manual : for use with 'Running a museum : a practical handbook'

Boylan, Patrick and Woollard, Vicky | cop. 2006
  • Author(s): Boylan, Patrick and Woollard, Vicky
  • Publisher: UNESCO [etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, training programmes, manuals
This Manual is intended to supplement the Handbook by indicating ways in which the many different practical examples and exercises offered in the Handbook can be used in various training and staff development programmes.

Running a museum : a practical handbook

Boylan, Patrick J. | cop. 2004
  • Author(s): Boylan, Patrick J.
  • Publisher: International council of museums (ICOM)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, museology, training programmes, manuals
The handbook provides an overview of the key aspects of the operation of a museum. The information and advice on current best practice is aimed at new or future museum professionals, experienced professionals/technicians, and as a valuable resource in the necessary internal discussions.

The intangible heritage : a challenge and an opportunity for museums and museum professional training

Boylan, Patrick J. | 2006
  • Author(s): Boylan, Patrick J.
  • Publisher: National folk museum of Korea]
  • Pages: 53---65
  • Keywords: museums, oral traditions, customs and traditions, folklore, indigenous knowledge, performing arts
What is the influence of the convention for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritiage on museums? Can museums respond positively to serious challenges and take a major role in ensuring that the aims of the convention are achieved?

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