Museum Study, LLC - Introduction to Natural History Collections


Monday, October 5, 2015–Sunday, November 1, 2015
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Join Instructor Lori Benson for the 4 week online course Introduction to Natural History Collections. This course is for staff and institutions that primarily work with other types of collections; such as history, ethnography and art. We will focus on the issues encountered by collections staff including the importance of natural science and objects composed with biological and geological materials, documentation needs, identification, legal concerns and regulatory compliance issues, storage concerns, hazards, appropriate handling, pest management and issues related to loans and use.

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