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Table of Contents

General Museum Stuff Links      Collections, Accessions, Conservation      Exhibits & Labels

Education Stuff
     Museum and Non-profit Management      Fundraising/Grantwriting

Marketing - Writers and Designer
      Research & History Links

 
General Museum Stuff Links
•  American Alliance of Museums (AAM-US)
•  American Association for State and Local History
•  AASLH Resource Lending Library
•  Museum Store Assoc.
•  Museum Employment Resource Center
•  Ohio Museum Assoc.'s Local History Notebooks
•  Ontario Museum Association - Tip Sheets
 
 


Collections, Accessions, Conservation
• PastPerfect Museum Software
•  Registrars Committee of the American Association of Museums
• Conservation/Preservation Information for the General Public
• Museum Collection Care - Northern States Conservation Care

Digitizing of Collections
• Library of Congress - Building Digital Collections: Technical Information & Background Papers
 
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Exhibits & Labels
• Interpretation - John Veverka & Assoc.

Ohio Historical Society, Local History Notebooks
• "Exhibit Planning in the Small Historical Museum"
• "Planning and Creating Effective Exhibits on a Limited Budget - Part I"
• "Planning and Creating Effective Exhibits on a Limited Budget - Part II"

Some Interesting "online" Exhibits
• America's Story - from the Library of Congress
• Canton, New York: the Story in Words and Pictures
• Journal for Multimedia History
• Smithsonian Office of Education
• Best Museum Web Site Competition 2004 Winners
 
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Education Stuff
• Library of Congress - Facilitator Workshops
• Chicago Hist. Society - Welcome to Just the Arti-FACTS
• Montecello, The Home of Thomas Jefferson - Teaching Resources

Traveling Trunk Links
• Kansas State Historical Society, Traveling Resource Trunks
• Kelsey's traveling trunks open new worlds for area schools
 
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Museum and Non-profit Management
• Nonprofit Career Resource Guide
• INC: Information For and About Nonprofit Organizations
• MAP for Nonprofits: Nonprofit Services and Volunteer Opportunity
• Nonprofit Charitable Org's - Home Page
• Minnesota Council for Nonprofits

Board Members and Board Meetings
• Practical Hints for Building Your Nonprofit Board, Part I
 
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Fundraising/Grantwriting
• Foundation center.org/
• Welcome to Donors Forum of Chicago WWW site
 
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Marketing - Writers and Designers
• Designer's Jumpola: Design and marketing resources, products, and how-to information
• Best Museum Web Site Competition 2004 Winners

Newsletters
• Newsletter Design Tips
• Create a postcard newsletter
 
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Research & History Links
• Lib of Congress - American Memory Collection
• American Memory Fellows Program -- Home Page
• Making of America - Primary Source Docs
• A Research Guide for Students
• Do History
• Do History- (Local history took kit)
• American History Outline
• History House: Books, Stories, and Historical Trivia
• Journal for multimedia History
• HarpWeek.com

Doing Oral Histories
• Step-by-Step Guide to Oral History
 
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