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In this section you can find all our publications, including application forms and associated guidance, consultation responses, evaluations and research reports.
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1st Jan 2006
Museums Galleries Scotland’s quarterly magazine sharing news and features from the organisation and museums and galleries throughout the country. In this issue: AGM 2005; TPYF ; Treasure Seekers; Cultural Coordinator grants; RDCF ; Grass Roots; Almond Valley Heritage Centre SCF project; Grampian Transport Museum ; Black Environment Network; Show Scotland 2006; Care of Human Remains; Strategies; Cultural Review; Accreditation ; New members; MacDougall Collection ; Museums in the media.
10th Nov 2005
Scottish Museums Council’s full annual report for the financial year 2004/05
10th Nov 2005
Scottish Museums Council’s summary annual report for the financial year 2004/05
21st Oct 2005
Guide to for museums in digitising their collections. Includes case studies of exemplar projects and a ten point list to help with the process.
22nd May 2005
Report on the impact of museums and galleries to Scottish Tourism.
1st May 2005
This report focuses on the impact that digitisation projects have on target audiences, and explores practical ways in which this can be measured to help demonstrate the success of a project.
21st Apr 2005
A guide and vision for the development of both learning and access in Scotland’s musuems and galleries over a three year period 2005-2008
10th Apr 2005
A guide for those embarking on heritage projects, including new museum developments.
1st Apr 2005
This good practice guidance has been written for museums planning to carry out or commission projects involving ICT to produce electronic content. The types of electronic content produced by museums varies, and includes digitised images of objects or photographs, textual information, web sites, and multimedia such as video or audio. This can be used for a range of functions including collections management, interpretation and producing learning materials.
14th Jun 2004
A guide and vision for the development of ICT in Scotland’s musuems and galleries over a three year period 2004-2007.