Publications

 

IAM Publications
IAM News
The quarterly newsletter of the Illinois Association of Museums. Some back issues are available, contact IAM for more information.

Directory of Illinois Museums
A listing of museums and cultural agencies and institutions in Illinois, including hours of operation, focus of the facility, and contact information. More than 1100 entries with IAM members in bold face. The 2006 edition is available. The volume is free upon request.
is out of print.

Museums Yes!
One Museum Community Serving Illinois - 1999 Survey of Illinois Museums. No longer in print.

How To . . .
Back issues of the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) technical bulletin How to . . . are available from the IAM office. Nonmembers cost is $2 each plus tax ($2.16). The following titles have been published:

#8 How To . . . Develop Effective Educational Programs
#9 How To . . . Work with the Native American Graves
Protection and Repatriation Act

#10 How To . . . Work with the News Media
#11 How To . . . Represent Cultural Diversity in Local History Museums
#12 How To . . . Get Ready for Fund Raising
#13 How To . . . Use the IAM Lending Library
#14 How To . . . Construct a McNabb Phase Box
#15 How To . . . Work with Volunteers
#16 How To . . . Mark Objects in Museum Collections, Part 1
#17 How To . . . Mark Objects in Museum Collections, Part 2
#18 How To . . . Use the IAM Lending Library
#19 How To . . . Works with the Museum Disposition of Property Act
#20 How To . . . Research Historic Houses, Part 1
#21 How To . . . Research Historic Houses, Part 2
#22 How To . . . Cope with Legal Issues in Museums
#23 How To . . . Be an Effective Board Member
#24 How To . . . Create a Museum Website
#25 How To . . . Use the IAM Lending Library
#26 How To . . . Prepare Award Nominations
#27 How To . . . Keep your Donors AND the IRS Happy
#28 How To . . . Keep Things in Your Collection from Killing You
#29 How To . . . Help Them Find Their Way
#30 How To . . . Safeguard the Past
#31 How To . . . Apply to the National Register of Historic Places
#32 How To . . . Create Portable Exhibits
#33 How To . . . Find Friends in High Places, Pt I
#34 How To . . . Find Friends in High Places, Pt II
#35 How To . . . Find Friends in High Places, Pt III
#36 How To . . . Create Community Exhibits
#37 How To . . . Do Oral History
#38 How To . . . Develop a Collections Management Plan

#39 How To . . . Purchase Museum Collections Insurance
#40 How To . . . Evaluate Exhibits
#41 How To . . . Achieve Success in Your Museum Store
#42 How To . . . Write A Grant 101
#43 How To . . . Administer Grants: The Essentials
#44 How To . . . Take Care of Old Books and Historical Documents: Three Basic Steps to Preserve Historical Collections

#45 How To . . . Develop an Annual Fundaising Program: The Agony and the Ecstasy, Pt I
#46 How To . . . Develop an Annual Fundaising Program: The Agony and the Ecstasy, Pt II
#47 How To . . . Breathe New Life into Old Events
#48 How To . . . Satisfy Your Visitors
#49 How To . . . Make Your Museum Events More Unique

How To . . . Technical Bulletins Binder
This binder has all issues of our Technical Bulletins plus IAM Presents with plenty of room for future issues to be added. It has a quick reference "Table of Contents" and a title Index. It's a steal at just $15 for Members/$25 for Non-members plus tax ($16.20/$27.00).

IAM Presents . . . These are also available for $2 each plus tax ($2.16).

#1 Contested Ground: History, Identity, and the Critical Role of Historical Organizations
#2 Museums: Real Things in Real Life
#3 Here's To A Few Dangerous Ideas

If you are interested in copies of any of these publications please contact IAM for more information or send your check with your request to: Publications, Illinois Association of Museums, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701.

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Last Updated: 11/7/13