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This site, offered by the Connecting to Collections through IMLS, provides links and resources for a model museum policies.

Making model policies from Ohio and national institutions available online provides organizations with “best practices” in preservation, which they can use to develop guidelines and practices for their own collections.

This site contains exemplar policies for collection develop and management, emergency preparedness, environmental control, ethics, exhibition of materials, handling and care of collections, housekeeping and cleaning collections, loan of collection materials, and reformatting/reproduction/digitization.

These model documents have been identified and selected by the Ohio Connecting to Collection Project Partners, for use by organizations to develop their own family of preservation policies. Links include links to grant opportunities, categories, agencies, and eligibility.