Museology and Preservation of Cultural Heritage Resources (LIS 210 [1609] MLIS)

This course deals with the basics of museums and museology; and the preservation of cultural heritage resources including the: 1) social, educational and cultural roles of cultural collections and institutions; 2) the personnel handling of cultural collections; their training, and functions; 3) acquisition, organization management of such collections; 4) documentation of the collection including their cataloguing and classification; 5) techniques of preservations; and 6) services to the clientele.