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    • Association of Independent Museums [organisation] - https://www.aim-museums.co.uk/ AIM is a membership organisation, established in 1977 by the Directors of independent museums, who wanted to create a network for mutual help and support which would share good practice and create a voice for the specific needs of the growing independent sector. We support and champion independent museums, galleries and heritage organisations in the UK – helping them to achieve their purposes and ensuring their needs are recognised and addressed by policy makers, funders and other organisations working in the sector.
    • International Commission on Stratigraphy [organisation] - http://stratigraphy.org/ The International Commission on Stratigraphy is the largest and oldest constituent scientific body in the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). Its primary objective is to precisely define global units (systems, series, and stages) of the International Chronostratigraphic Chart that, in turn, are the basis for the units (periods, epochs, and age) of the International Geologic Time Scale; thus setting global standards for the fundamental scale for expressing the history of the Earth.
    • Testo UK [supplier] - https://www.testo.com/en-UK/applications/museum-monitoring The measurement data monitoring systems and data loggers from Testo help you establish the ideal climatic conditions for your objects of art, thus protecting them from mould, corrosion or deformation.
    • Institute of Conservation [organisation] - https://icon.org.uk/ The Institute of Conservation (Icon) is a registered charity and the professional body for the conservation of our cultural heritage
    • Strobist [advice] - http://strobist.blogspot.co.uk/ Strobist is the world's most popular resource for photographers who want how to learn to use their flashes like a pro.
    • Mindat [advice] - https://www.mindat.org/ Mindat.org is the world's largest open database of minerals, rocks, meteorites and the localities they come from. Mindat.org is run by the not-for-profit Hudson Institute of Mineralogy.

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