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    Accessible Archives 
    Full text databases of primary source material of 18th and 19th century periodicals.
    http://www.accessible.com/
    American Association for State and Local History 
    Provides leadership, service and support for the preservation and interpretation of American state and local history.
    http://www.aaslh.org/
    American Society of Appraisers (ASA) 
    One of the leading professional appraising organizations.
    http://www.appraisers.org/
    Art Museum Network 
    A project of the Association of Art Museum Directors. With the exCALENDAR exhibition schedule database.
    http://www.amn.org/
    Art Museums 
    Collection of articles on the museums of the world. Interactive site with links, forums, and member only features.
    http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/art_museums/
    Arts Consulting Group 
    Providing interim executive, senior staffing, and project consulting services for all artistic disciplines. Offers fund development, strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, team building, and marketing strategy.
    http://www.artsconsulting.com
    Arts Policy and Management, City University 
    Offers a large number of resources and links covering all areas of arts, museum and heritage policy and management.
    http://www.city.ac.uk/artspol/
    Council for Museum Anthropology 
    Covering all aspects of anthropological activities in museums, including research, exhibits, documentation and conservation.
    http://www.nmnh.si.edu/cma/index.html
    European Collaborative for Science, Industry and Technology Exhibitions 
    ECSITE - European organization representing science centers, museums and institutes in 25 countries.
    http://www.ecsite.net
    Getty Research Institute 
    Features a variety of arts and education programs and tools. Resources include online library, photograph and provenance databases, workshops, and grant information.
    http://www.getty.edu/research/
    H-Local 
    Resource for state and local history museums.
    http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~local/
    International Committee for Museum Security (ICMS) 
    ICOM committee which provides information to museums and museum professionals about security issues.
    http://www.icms.org.pl/
    International Cultural Property Protection 
    From the US Information Agency, Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Covers issues dealing with the illicit import, export and transfer of ownership of cultural property as well as requests by countries for import restriction on archeological or eth
    http://exchanges.state.gov/culprop/
    International Museum Theatre Alliance 
    Promoting theater as an effective educational tool in museums, zoos, and aquaria.
    http://www.mos.org/learn_more/imtal.html
    Lord Cultural Resources 
    International specialists in the planning and management of heritage, culture and the arts. Articles and information of interest to the museum professional.
    http://www.lord.ca
    Mouseia 
    Clearinghouse for online and other resources for museology/museum studies and museum professionals.
    http://www.utoronto.ca/mouseia/
    Museum Documentation Association 
    Provides information on cataloguing and curatorial concerns for museums. Resources include documentation for registration, nomenclature and terminology, documentation standards.
    http://www.mda.org.uk/
    Museum Employment Resource Center (MERC) 
    Features information on resume postings, job announcements, museum studies programs, and conferences.
    http://www.museum-employment.com/
    Museum Learning Collaborative 
    Established to further theoretically driven research on learning in museums. Includes annotated literature database for museum professionals, museum studies students and others interested in informal learning,
    http://www.museumlearning.com/
    Museum Loan Network 
    Promotes collection sharing among museums in the United States.
    http://loanet.mit.edu/
    Museum Marketing Tips 
    Marketing and communications tips for museums.
    http://www.museummarketingtips.com/
    Museum Resource Board 
    Development resources for museum professionals.
    http://www.museumwork.com/
    Museum Security Network 
    Cultural property protection against malicious intent.
    http://www.museum-security.org/
    Museum Services International 
    Consulting service to museums and the international cultural community.
    http://yp.washingtonpost.com/yp/museumshopint/
    Museum-ED 
    A forum for museum educators
    http://www.museum-ed.org/
    Museumjobs.com 
    International recruitment site for museums, galleries and other heritage sector organizations. Jobs, internships and volunteer career opportunities.
    http://www.museumjobs.com
    National Archeological Database: Native American Grave Protection and Repatriati 
    The NAGPRA module of the National Archeological Database provides full text documents related to the Act under five categories: Legal Mandates, Guidance, Submissions, Notices, and Review Committee.
    http://www.cast.uark.edu/products/NAGPRA/nagpra.html
    National Association for Interpretation 
    Resources for interpretation of natural and cultural heritage and history interpreters, managers, guides, storytellers, planners, rangers, and trainers.
    http://www.interpnet.org
    National Trust for Historic Preservation 
    Contains public and member news and information on Trust programs and grants, including the Preservation Services Fund.
    http://www.nationaltrust.org/
    Sears and Russell Consultants 
    Consulting firm specializing in planning and design for museums and related institutions
    http://www.sears-russell.com
    Visitor Studies Association 
    International organization devoted to enhancing and understanding visitor experiences in museums, zoos, science centers, historic sites, aquariums, botanical gardens, nature centers and interpretive sites.
    http://museum.cl.msu.edu/vsa/