Subject: Collection care
Course: Collection care
ECTS credits: 3
Language: Croatian
Duration: 1 quarter
Status: compulsory course
Method of teaching: 1 lecture hour and 1 hour of seminar
Prerequisite: Care of Museum Collections Basics
Assessment: written report

Course description:
Preventive care of archeological material I-III - preventive care of textiles I-II  - preventive care of paper I-III - preventive care of painting I-II -  preventive care of sculptures I-II  - preventive care of object of applied arts  - preventive care of natural collections - preventive care of technical material

Course objective:
Acquire fundamental knowledge about characteristics of museum material according material type. Acquire the ability of qualified participation in the team work by the determining of preventive care measures.

Quality check and success of the course: Quality check and success of the course will be done by combining internal and external evaluation. Internal evaluation will be done by teachers and students using survey method at the end of semester. The external evaluation will be done by colleagues attending the course, by monitoring and assessment of the course.

Reading list:
1. Knell, S. (Edit.) Care of Collections, London, 1994.
2. Thompson, J.M.A. (Edit.) Manual of Curatorship, London, 1984.

Additional reading list:
1. Edson, G. Dean, D. The Handbook for Museums (Section II), London, New York, 1994.
2. Laszlo, Ž. Priručnik za preventivnu zaštitu slika, Zagreb, 2001.