Covering Your Assets

Facilities and Risk Management in Museums

Edited by Elizabeth E. Merritt

Covering Your Assets
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Edited by Elizabeth E. Merritt

Distributed for American Alliance of Museums Press

203 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
Paper $69.50 ISBN: 9781933253015 Published May 2005
How do you ensure that your building and collections remain both safe and accessible? What are the best ways to avoid fire, flood, and other disasters? How do you combat overcrowding, infestation, and daily wear-and-tear? This book offers the very latest data on how professionals around the country operate their facilities, manage space and risk, and prepare for emergencies. Includes data broken out by museum discipline, governance type, and parent organization. Features insightful essays on best practices from outside experts and leading professionals in the field. Learn how your peers allocate space; assign responsibility for policy development and implementation; choose insurance, set policy for use of space, facilities rental, catering, emergency preparedness; and more.
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