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  • Showcase lighting for mixed collections
    A simple, cost-effective way of providing different levels of illumination in the same showcase for exhibits with differing needs
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Doubts over effectiveness of CCTV security systems
    A report from the Home Office provides guidance on the use of closed-circuit television for security purposes, but casts doubt on the effectiveness of many installations
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Opinion: Jane Henderson
    Jane Henderson says curators and conservators need to be careful that they don't turn recommendations on environmental standards into rigid rules
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Touring Exhibitions: The Touring Exhibitions Group's manual of good practice
    Touring Exhibitions: The Touring Exhibitions Group's manual of good practice, edited by Mike Sixsmith, 1995, 256pp, ISBN 0-75062518, (pbk), £35, Butterworth Heinemann, Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP.

    Tel: 01865 310366.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Museum Collections in Industrial Buildings: A design and adaptation guide, 1996
    Museum Collections in Industrial Buildings: A design and adaptation guide, 1996, 24pp, ISBN 0-948630-38-1, £12 (£15 outside UK), Museums & Galleries Commission, 16 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA.

    Tel: 0171 233 4200.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Building Sight: A handbook of building and interior design solutions to include the needs of visually impaired people
    Building Sight: A handbook of building and interior design solutions to include the needs of visually impaired people, Peter Barker, Jon Barrick, Rod Wilson, 1995, 182pp, ISBN 1-85878-057-8 (hbk) 1-85878-074-8 (pbk), £35 (hbk), £25 (pbk), Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), Customer Response, PO Box 173, Peterborough PE2 6WS. Tel: 0345 023153.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Managing Conservation in Museums
    Managing Conservation in Museums, Suzanne Keene, 1995, 240pp, ISBN 0-7506-2384-5, (pbk), £25, Butterworth Heinemann, Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP.

    Tel: 01865 310366.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Cabinets of Curiosity. Art gallery education
    Cabinets of Curiosity. Art gallery education, by Sara Selwood with Sue Clive and Diana Irving, 1995, 220pp, ISBN 0-903319-68-3, £15 (pbk), Arts & Society for the Arts Council of England, 14 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 3NQ. Tel: 0171 333 0100.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Lifting the Lid on ART!
    Lifting the Lid on ART! by Elizabeth Newbery and Sarah Fecher, February 1996, 32pp, ISBN 0-9526342-1X, £11.99 (pbk), Newbery & England Ltd, 46 Lyndhurst Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 2LE.

    Tel: 01243 785326.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Evaluation of Museum and Gallery Displays
    Evaluation of Museum and Gallery Displays, edited by Patrick Sudbury and Terry Russell, July 1995, 83pp, ISBN 0-85323-028-5, £10 (pbk), Liverpool University Press, Senate House, Liverpool L69 3BX. Tel: 0151 794 2231.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Sharing the Wisdom of Age: Museums and older people
    Sharing the Wisdom of Age: Museums and older people, edited by Jane Titley, August 1995, 64pp, ISBN 0-86242-206-X, £6 (£3.50 to Museums and Galleries Disability Association members and Age Concern organisations) (pbk). Age Concern England, 126 London Road, London SW16 4ER. Tel: 0181 679 8000.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Environmental control in historic buildings
    The National Trust has had to adapt museum methods of environmental control for use in its historic houses. Sarah Staniforth describes the development and application of appropriate technology that is economical to run and readily understood by staff
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Museum education: the Connections Discovery Centre, Exeter
    With the introduction of the National Curriculum and Local Management of Schools, unfocused visits to museums are a thing of the past. Museum services are increasingly tailoring provision to specific learning objectives through gearing exhibitions and activities to core and foundation subjects
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Ancient Egypt, Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester
    The redisplay of Leicestershire's Egyptian collection in a small space and on a modest budget has raised its profile and made better use of its educational potential
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • My Brighton, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
    My Brighton is an innovative community history project using touch-screen multimedia technology to present personalised photographic and audio tours of the area compiled by local people.
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Open door: Peter Kennard and the Towner Art Gallery
    A social inclusion project involving disadvantaged under-25-year-olds shows the potential - and limits - of developing new audiences for art galleries
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Art for the very young
    Museums and galleries are increasingly targeting displays and activities at schools, but few are extending their educational provision to include children under five. An evaluation of an exhibition for three-to-five-year-olds at Walsall Museum and Art Gallery provides useful lessons for museums considering similar projects, says David Martin
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Disabled access at Blists Hill
    Access improvements at Blists Hill Open Air Museum are part of an overall programme of enhanced provision for disabled people across all sites of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. By David Martin
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Dutch daring: the Groninger Museum
    The new Groninger Museum is like no other. As David Martin explains, it is the result of a rare opportunity to design a museum building and its displays in a single coordinated project
    Museum Practice
    March 1996
  • Storage and accessibility special: introduction
    The approach taken to the accessibility of reserve collections for museum staff and visitors will influence the form, use and management of storage facilities
    Museum Practice
    March 1996