Title Description Author Year
Acquisitie schouwrapport 3'13

A form to fill in while visiting a private collection someone wants to donate or sell. Tool to assess the quality of the offered collection. To report to the acquisition committee, who will advice head of Collection Yes or No to achieve.

Used in Naturalis, Leiden.

Language: Dutch

Tiny Monquil 2012
NatSCA & ICON Care&Conservation ZOOLOGICAL collections.pdf

This leaflet provides general information about the care of zoological collections and how to prevent, notice and manage some of the more common problems. Published June 2013.

NatSCA & ICON 2012
SMNS Sammlungsstandards Handbuch

This document describes all the collection related procedures we follow at the State Museum of Natural History in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany.


Über dieses Handbuch
Dieses Dokument ist ein Handbuch zu verbindlichen Standards und Praktiken der
Sammlungsarbeit am Museum. Es beschreibt praktische Aspekte dieser Arbeit, wie
Grundlagen des Sammlungserwerbs, Inventarisierung, optimale Sammlungslagerung, Leihe
und Verleih von Sammlungsobjekten sowie die digitale Erschließung der Sammlungen im
„Sammlungsregister und -inventar“.
Dieses Dokument wird regelmäßig revidiert und aktualisiert.
01. August 2009
1. Ausgabe
Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart
Forschungsmuseum Am Löwentor und Schloss Rosenstein
Rosenstein 1
70191 Stuttgart
Ph +49 (0)711/8936-0
Fax +49 (0)711/8936-100
Email museum.smns@naturkundemuseum-bw.de

Johanna Eder
Freezing for disinfection, what and when

A diagram to check  what, if, when collection pieces need to be disinfected by freezing or otherwise. It is in Dutch, if anyone thinks it interesting I will see how to get it translated.

Tiny Monquil 2012
Pest Notification Form

A form to report via intranet any sign of pest infection, so staff in charge can take action as soon as possible. Afterwards forms can be used to updat pest logbook, and to assess infections on a regular base. This form is in Dutch, but if anyone is interested, I can try to get it translated.

Used in Naturalis, Leiden

Tiny Monquil

This powerpoint gives an outline for Integrated Pest Management: risks, taxa, pesticides and techniques, preventive conservation.

Peter Giere 2009

Sammlungsrichtlinien am Beispiel naturkuendlicher Sammlungen (Collection guideluines for example for Natural History Collections) is a text written for "Universiteaetsmuseen und-sammlungen im Hochschulalltag" and gives us abroad view of challenges, cooperation, best practice and standards in the field of the German policy and acquisition in natural history collections.

Christiane Quaisser and Friederike Woog 2011
SMNS Sammlungsstandards - Appendices

In this file you will find outlines of the procedures and forms we use to curate our collections at the State Museum of Natural History in Germany including digitization rules, environmental conditions for the different types of collections, collection care including pest management,  special collections (i.e. tissue), emergency plan when freezers fail, standards for labeling specimens, loans (commercial and non-commercial) and fees. We tried to cover all the different types of collections in this document (i.e. botany, zoology, entomology, paleontology). The document is updated when needed.

Johanna Eder, Jutta Eymann, Friederike Woog 2009
Digitisation-guide: A strategic approach for natural history collections.

This booklet is submitted by Peter Giere, Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin.

Bryan Kalms 2012
GBIF 2008 Digitisation of Natural History Collections Data

Permission to copy and/or distribute all or part of the information contained herein is

granted, provided that such copies carry due attribution to the Global Biodiversity

Information Facility (GBIF).

Recommended citation:

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2008. GBIF Training Manual 1: Digitisation of History Collections Data, version 1.0. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

Submitted by Peter Giere, Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2008