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  1. General Introduction 2 items
    1. Science for the nation: perspectives on the history of the Science Museum - Peter John Turnbull Morris 2010

      Book Recommended

    2. Science Museum Group Journal - Home

      Website Recommended See also papers in this Science Museum Group E-Journal

  2. 1. Total Immersion 7 Jan 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Rubbish theory: the creation and destruction of value - M. Thompson 1979

        Book Essential E-book. Read Chapters One and Two.

      2. Description and evidence - L. Jordanova

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading: Chapter One

      3. Building the Museum - Sophie Forgan 12/2005

        Article Essential

      4. Introduction - Ken Alder 03/2007

        Article Essential

    2. Background 4 items
      1. Behind the Scenes: Housing the Collections - J. Liffen

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

  3. 2. Objects and the Museology of Science & Technology [includes Introduction to Museum Records] 17 Jan 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Objects and the Museum - Samuel J. M. M. Alberti 12/2005

        Article Essential

    2. Background 5 items
      1. Working exhibits and the destruction of evidence in the science museum - P Mann 12/1989

        Article Recommended Introduction by V. Helden and T. L. Hankins

  4. 3. Introduction to Museum History 23 Jan 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. Wonders of Art, Wonders of Nature - Lorraine Daston, Katherine Park

        Chapter Essential

    2. Background 4 items
      1. Cabinets for the curious: looking back at early English museums - Ken Arnold 2016

        Book Recommended Introduction and chapter 2, pp.1-41.

  5. 4. Presentations by students 30 Jan 0 items
  6. 5. Future Projects #1: London Scientific Instruments 6 Feb 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Introduction - A. Van Helden, T. L. Hankins

        Chapter Essential

    2. Background 4 items
    3. Web resources 1 item
  7. 6. Reading Week 13 Feb 0 items
  8. 7: Core Objects #1 Contemporary Art in the Science Museum 20 Feb 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Where are we now? Art, Science and Interdisciplinary Practice (edited transcript) | Silent Signal - Hannah Redler 2016

        Document Essential Open access document. Transcript of a keynote presentation given at the Animate Silent Signal conference, February 2016

      2. Introduction - C. Robins

        Chapter Essential

  9. 8: Core Objects #2 Big Science in the Museum 27 Feb 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Counting on Invention: Devices and Black Boxes in Very Big Science - Robert W. Smith and Joseph N. Tatarewicz 1994

        Article Essential

      2. Space Artifacts: Are they Historical Evidence? - David DeVorkin

        Chapter Essential Follow the link provided and please scroll down and find the book under the heading Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight.

      3. How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found | The New Yorker - Nicola Twilley 11/02/2016

        Webpage Essential Googling the article title may give you access to the article online.

    2. Background 4 items
      1. A review of UK space activity and historiography, 1957–2007 - Douglas Millard 2010-4

        Article Optional This one is optional, but is helpful for understanding our Space gallery.

  10. 9: Future Projects #1 Curating Medical Collections 6 Mar 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 - F. Larson

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. Bodies in museum - Samuel J. M. M. Alberti, Elizabeth Hallam

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading.

  11. 10: Core Objects #3 Considering infrastructure as a museum collection 13 Mar 4 items
    1. Essential 4 items
      1. Scientists, Sensors, and Surveillance - D. Rooney

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

  12. 11: Future Projects #2 Sound/Music in the Museum 20 Mar 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. ‘Organising Sound’: how a research network might help structure an exhibition - Tim Boon, Annie Jamieson, John Kannenberg, Aleks Kolkowski 21/11/2017

        Article Essential

      2. Instruments and the imagination - Thomas L. Hankins, Robert J. Silverman c1995

        Book Essential

    2. Background 4 items
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