What Took Me So Long?

I finished our Financial Policies & Procedures Manual and our Artifacts, Archives & Research Policies & Procedures Manual yesterday.  Part way through the process, I asked myself what was taking me so long.  Then I did a word count and understood.  The financial manual came in at 15,469 words on…

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Procedures & Policies

For the past several weeks, I’ve been working on updating the historical society’s procedures and policies manuals.  It’s tedious work trying to describe everything that goes on at the museum in a way that other staff will be able to follow, but it’s very necessary work. I first created the…

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Curatorial Envy

You would think that a museum curator would want to avoid museums while on vacation but that hasn’t been the case with me! During a recent trip to Tucson, Arizona, I had the chance to visit a few of the museums that are located on the campus of the University…

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