Course:2: Acquiring Your Collections
Lesson:Welcome to Course 2: Acquiring Your Collections
Topic:Course Overview

Course Overview 


This course is divided into six lessons:


The Welcome lesson serves as an orientation to the course.


Lesson One explains what a collections policy is and what it does.


Lesson Two explains how a collections policy is written and gives you tools to write your own collections policy.


Lesson Three defines appraisal in terms of implementing a collections policy.


Lesson Four defines legal instruments of transfer, explains their importance, and gives examples.


Lesson Five defines accessioning and explains how to bring collections under physical and intellectual control.


Lesson Six explains how to document your accessions.


The Course Conclusion summarizes the key concepts of the course and provides a link to the final exam, as well as additional resources.

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