The professional body for the Collections Community
Welcome to the Collections Trust, an independent Charity with an international profile whose mission is to be the leading organisation in the management and use of collections and technology in museums, libraries and archives by 2015. Our success is built on nearly 40 years of experience working with the professional community, a commitment to excellence, and an unparalleled track-record of innovation.
You are currently visiting the Trust’s Corporate Website, which contains information about our activities, our board of trustees and staff with contact details, and our many partners. For an overview of the Trust’s activities visit CT Profile – a comprehensive turn-the-page insight into our wide range of international and UK activities.
Collections Link is an Intelligence Hub where the Trust’s extensive networks are centered and comprises a unique blend of news, comment and in-depth information about collections and their management.
It provides all those directing, managing and organising collections with essential support, and highlights the Collections Trust’s standards, publications, events and services which are used by thousands of creative and cultural organisations in almost every country worldwide. Members of Collections Link and CT’s LinkedIn Group total almost 10,000, and form a vibrant online community.
The Collections Trust’s Mission
Our mission is to “Work with the international galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) community to help the use collections and technology to achieve excellent, innovate and engage their audience”. On this website and on Collections Link you can see our total commitment to fulfilling this mission.