The DOI Museum Property Directives are policy and procedure documents that pertain to specific aspects of the management, preservation, and documentation of DOI museum collections. These documents are in various stages of preparation. Those that are approved by the Director, Office of Acquisition and Property Management, are available for download.

DOI Museum Property Directives
Directive 1: Introduction to Managing Museum Collections (Museum Property) PDF
Directive 2: Museum Programming and Professionalism Not available
Directive 3: Required Standards for Documenting Museum Property PDF
Directive 4: Required Standards for Managing and Preserving Museum Property PDF
Directive 5: Museum Collections by Discipline Not available
Directive 6: Archives Not available
Directive 7: Bureau Museum Property Management Plan Not available
Directive 8: Scope of Collection Statement Not available
Directive 9: Collection Management Plan Not available
Directive 10: Emergency Management Plan Not available
Directive 11: Integrated Pest Management Plan Not available
Directive12: Security Plan Not available
Directive 13: Housekeeping Plan Not available
Directive 14: Museum Facility Checklist for Spaces Housing DOI Museum Property
- Guidance for Using the Museum Facility Checklist for Spaces Housing DOI Museum Property
Museum Facility Checklist for Spaces Housing DOI Museum Property - Excel version
Museum Facility Checklist for Spaces Housing DOI Museum Property - Word version
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Directive 15: Conservation Survey and Treatment Not available
Directive 16: Environmental Controls Not available
Directive 17: Working with Non-Bureau Facilities and Repositories Not available
Directive 18: Interior Collection Management System (ICMS) PDF
Directive 19: Acquisition and Accessioning Not available
Directive 20: Cataloging Museum Collections
- Guidance for Cataloging Department of the Interior Museum Collections
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Directive 21: Inventory of Museum Collections
Appendix 1: Random Sampling Table
- Report of Survey form (DI-103)
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Directive 22: Incoming Loans Not available
Directive 23: Outgoing Loans Not available
Directive 24: Temporary Custodial Arrangements Not available
Directive 25: Deaccessioning and Disposition Not available
Directive 26: Museum Records Management Not available
Directive 27: Reporting Requirements Not available
Directive 28: Access, Use, and Restrictions of Museum Collections Not available
Directive 29: Exhibiting Museum Collections Not available
Directive 30: Museum Collections in Administrative Office Space Not available
Directive 31: Museum Collection Storage Not available
Directive 32: Museum Collection Preservation (including Risk Assessment) Not available
Master Glossary PDF
Master Bibliography Not available
Master Index Not available