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  • Increasing the use and value of collections : finding DNA. 

    Malone, Margaret E. (2010-06-23)
    The specimens maintained in natural history collections worldwide represent a resource that must be protected. However, as traditional collections age and historical research methods are replaced with new research ...
  • Irrational exuberance: calculating the total number of museums in the United States. 

    Ettle, Joseph Lewis. (2006-07-30)
    Museums have been present in the United States since the late 1700's. Now that the twenty-first century has started, a definite total for the number of museums in the United States needs to be determined. Without this ...
  • Museum leadership: a possible shift in gender representation. 

    Wieners, Carrie J. (2007-12-04)
    Gender bias is a broad social issue, combining historical and current stereotypes that affect both the for-profit and non-profit workforce. Furthermore, phenomena such as the glass ceiling, the wage gap, and feminization ...
  • Personality traits in the museum community. 

    Elliott, Leslee A. (2006-07-31)
    The museum community relies on the cohesion of several different functional groups to successfully run an institution. This study investigates the personality traits among employees in medium sized history museums across ...