We maintain a database of useful web links for geological curation. These vary from informative websites, through to suppliers of materials which may help you to carry out your job effectively.

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    • Novatron Scientific [supplier] - https://www.novatron.co.uk/ specialists in the supply and calibration of precision instruments and equipment for relative humidity, water activity, dew point, temperature & light. Our range of products and services extends from high accuracy hygrometers, data loggers and water activity meters to portable humidifiers/dehumidifiers and UKAS calibration services for a wide range of scientific and measuring equipment.
    • 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.
    • National Parks Service Museum Handbook [advice] - https://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/handbook.html The Museum Handbook covers a broad range of topics to guide National Park Service staff in managing museum and archival collections.
    • Tiranti [supplier] - https://tiranti.co.uk/ Tiranti supply a wide range of materials, equipment and tools to sculptors, modelmakers, mouldmakers, designers, prototypers, woodcarvers, stonecarvers, specialist plasterers, building picture and furniture restorers, potters and ceramicists.
    • Labeling Natural History Collections [advice] - https://spnhc.biowikifarm.net/wiki/Labeling_Natural_History_Collections A useful review of techniques on SPNHC wiki pages
    • MDA codes [advice] - https://collectionstrust.org.uk/mdacodes/ MDA codes are maintained by the Collections Trust on behalf of UK museums. MDA codes form part of unique numbering systems which link museum objects to their organisations.

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