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New perspectives and audiences for the university collections in Amsterdam

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Author(s): Steph Scholten

Journal: University Museums and Collections Journal
ISSN 2071-7229

Volume: 3;
Start page: 31;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: University of Amsterdam | Heritage collections | Academic museum

ABSTRACT
Major investments and organizational restructuring have led to important changes for the collections and museums of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. These developments, which have resulted in a rather large centralized heritage organization within the university, are presented in this article. It will be argued that by pulling resources and by closer cooperation, smaller university museums and collections could reach better results more efficiently.
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