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2002 March
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  • Connecting people with their surroundings
    A report commissioned by the Government from the heritage sector suggests ways of strengthening the role of England's historic environment in social and economic development
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Getting connected
    BT's Connected Earth project will create a web-based museum and transfer the company's collection to partner museums. David Martin reports
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Something for everyone: Resource survey into provision for disabled people
    A new Resource survey shows that museums, archives and libraries have a long way to go to meet the needs of all disabled people, says David Martin
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Which craft skills?
    An innovative partnership in the south of England aims to raise the profile of craft skills at all levels of education. Lesley Butterworth reports
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Refurbishing Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
    David Martin reviews the way the lottery-funded refurbishment of Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery has improved physical and intellectual access
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • The Jewish Museum, Berlin
    Is it possible for a museum of Jewish history to be more than a memorial to the Holocaust? Javier Pes looks at how the recently opened Jewish Museum Berlin has addressed the challenge
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Joining forces
    Partnerships between museums and the non-museum sector must be based on long-term commitment and mutual benefit, says Julie Nightingale.
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Improving the relationship between museum layout and visitor usage
    How the layout of a museum or gallery affects visitors' use of buildings is often overlooked. Sophia Psarra and Tadeusz Grajewski of the Welsh School of Architecture describe the techniques they used to assess and predict the relationship between layout and visitor usage at the Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Play and display
    There is often very little for young children in museums. Jo Graham, a museum consultant, argues that a better understanding of the nature of play can help museums develop successful exhibits and experiences for under-sevens
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • The move towards open storage
    Museums of all types are reassessing their reserve collections and adopting a variety of approaches to open up their stores. Javier Pes looks at the issues surrounding the movement towards open storage
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Case study: opening stores to visitors
    David Wright, curator of collections, describes the problems and solutions used in the Warehouse, part of the award-winning new wing of the National Railway Museum, York
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Case study: collection centres
    Robin Holgate, Simon Cane and Pauline Webb describe how the Collections Centre of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester was designed, tested and built
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Case study: using reserve collections
    A reserve collection of locally made glass has transformed a small room at Pontefract Museum. Briony Hudson, assistant keeper of social history, explains how
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Open storage case study: Sir John Soane's Museum
    Will Palin, assistant curator, discusses the architect Sir John Soane's genius for open display, the dilemmas of interpreting his ideas and what he can teach contemporary museums
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Off-site open stores
    Pressure on space, and the size of collections can mean that off-site storage is the best solution for museums wishing to open their reserve collections
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Open storage: resources
    A selection of publications providing further information and guidance on aspects of open storage
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Seeing London with Brazil in Mind
    Cathy Ross, head of Later London History at the Museum of London, explains how an oral history project in London led to a exhibition in Brazil
    Museum Practice
    March 2002
  • Partnership of museums aims to encourage new museum-goers
    A partnership of five Hertfordshire museums aims to encourage more young people and low-income families to become museum-goers, says project co-ordinator Laura Elliott
    Museum Practice
    March 2002