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Training and guidance for museums

We provide expert advice on collections, their identification, care and management. We also offer wider skills training to museums in Scotland.
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Caring for entomology collections

Learn the essentials of caring for entomology (insect) collections.

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Social Impact Toolkit

This toolkit was created in partnership with museums across Scotland to explore ways to measure and articulate the social impact of engagement with autistic children, their families and young people.

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Photographing collections

Taking high quality images of your collections is important for identification, research and to monitor the condition of objects. It is also a great way to make your collections accessible to the public.

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Collections care training

This free online training offers practical advice, good practice through case studies and demonstrations, along with resources and links to further learning. It is aimed at staff or volunteers new to caring for collections, or those looking for a refresher in the subject area.

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Archaeological Human Remains

This series of short video presentations explore the different scientific techniques available to study archaeological collections of human remains, best practice relating to collections management and sampling, and the ethical debates around appropriate management.

[Content warning: These resources contain images and descriptions of archaeological human remains, predominantly from Scotland.]

Archaeological Human Remains Collections
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Maths in museums

These resources aim to help you integrate more maths into your museum programming and take part in Maths Week Scotland.

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Ancient Egypt and East Asia Resources

We worked with partners across Scotland to create learning and engagement resources for use with ancient Egyptian and East Asian collections.

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Next of Kin resources

The online resources developed for the Next of Kin touring exhibition provide opportunities to learn about the First World War in Scotland.

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Our departmental directory is organised to help you find the support and advice you are looking for.
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