This paper begins with an historical background of the archaeological collections at the University of Kansas and a description of the Division of Archaeology as it stands today. From there, it defines what access is, what improved access means for the division, and who improvements are for. Next, a SWOT analysis is carried out and strategies are subsequently developed. Finally, the benefits of improved access for researchers at the Division of Archaeology are discussed.
This paper was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Museum Studies.
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