appreciate your support of YUCoM's efforts to preserve and showcase
Canada's information technology heritage. We will gladly accept
your donation and acknowledge the importance of your contribution.
do contact YUCoM when you have an object to donate: an
electronic computer, a computer peripheral or a component, software,
computer manuals, documents, records, photographs, or other computer
ephemera of information technology.
If you are considering making a donation, please contact YUCoM
via e-mail. The curator will determine whether the offered object
is required for the museum's collection. Information such as:
the name or title, the model and the serial number, the manufacturer
or publisher, the purpose of use and ownership history, are of
to assist the curator in his/her assessment of the significance
of the donation to the YUCOM's collection. In the event when the
offered object is either already represented in the museum's collection,
is not appropriate for the collection, or cannot be properly cared
for, the curator may suggest other Canadian museums or institutions
that might benefit from your donation.
YUCoM is interested in your donation the curator seeks
the approval from the Acquisition Committee. Upon the approval,
the arrangements are made to transfer the ownership of the object
to York University without receiving any payment or other benefit.
Such a transfer of ownership is formalized by completing and signing
a gift agreement.
Upon the completion of the transfer of the ownership of the donated
object, the artifact becomes the property of York University which
YUCoM will preserve, maintain, administer, and which the museum
may display, loan, or otherwise deal with in such a manner as
YUCoM may deem to be in its best interest. The Acquisition Committee
must approve any decision to remove an object from YUCoM's collection.
YUCoM exhibits your donated object your donation will
be acknowledged in accordance with the standard policies and practices
adopted by other Canadian museums. The list of donors will be
published yearly on YUCoM's web page.