Each museum may have a different approach to collection management, accession, labelling and storage.
The following are common professional standards both local and international to assist with your approach to collection care.
How to: Collection Management Systems
Thesauri for Cataloguing Collections
How to: Handle Museum Objects (MGNSW)
Museum Management – the Business of Museums
Thinking About Collection Policies (MGNSW)
The Burra Charter (ICOMOS - updated 2013)
Heritage Legislation NSW – Heritage Act 1977 and Heritage Regulation 2012
For further information go to: environment.nsw.gov.au/policy-and-law/legislation