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Just launched: Choose a CMS Software Survey 2014-2015

The innovative and free-to-access online service which enables museum and arts professionals to compare the features of leading Collections Management Systems (CMS) has been updated and re-launched by the Collections Trust for 2014-2015.

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Using Benchmarks to Sustain Collections

Using case studies from four museum and library collections; the Museum of London, the Library at the Horniman Museum, the Vestry Museum and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, you can explore the use of Benchmarks in Collections Care. The case studies illustrate the link between the use of Benchmarks as an improvement tool and the resulting opening up of museum collections and services to users therefore contributing to the sustainability of collections and organisations. ...

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Guidelines for the Care & Conservation of #MuseumCats

The Collections Trust is pleased to provide this standard guidance document on professional care, assessment, conservation and management of #MuseumCats. Using this guideline will ensure that cats in museums are managed in accordance with the requirements of the Museum Accreditation Scheme and, you know, common sense and stuff.