The following free resources and templates are free for use and customisation.

COVID-19 Resources

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are sharing a variety of resources and links.

Village Well Resource Sheets

Resource sheets based on discussions that take place during our monthly on-line meet-ups.

Collections & Access

Access templates, manuals, and tip sheets for every aspect of collections management, including loan agreements, cataloguing, reproduction rights, and conditions reporting.


Access important forms, reports, and policies for various aspects of museum and personnel management.


Access documents, policies, and plans relating to museum and exhibit interpretation.


Access more specific documents and tools regarding museum boards of directors.

Marketing & Retail

A selection of resources dedicated to promoting various sources of revenue for the museum, including gift shops and social media.

ANSM Resources

Access additional ANSM documents, forms, guides, and policies.

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