New UNESCO online publication on Collections in Museum Storage
Handling of collections in storage
A museum’s storage area is a vital part of any museum and generally contains the larger part of the collection. It guarantees the preservation of and accessibility to the collection, and as a result the proper care and management of collections in storage is an important challenge for museums if they are to maintain their roles as centres of knowledge, research and inspiration.
Download the handbook in English, French or Arabic (PDF, 1,5 MB)