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The professional body for the Collections Community

Welcome to 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. 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 our 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 our activities visit Collections Trust Profile – a comprehensive turn-the-page insight into our wide range of international and UK activities.

Collections Link: the Collections Trust's intelligence hub

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 Collections Trust’s LinkedIn Group total almost 12,000, and form a vibrant online community.

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Collections Trust’s Mission and Vision

Collections Trust’s Mission is to be the leading organisation in the management and use of collections and technology in museums, libraries and archives.

Our vision is that we will work with galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) in the UK and internationally to help them use collections and technology to achieve excellence, innovate and engage their audiences.

On this website and on Collections Link you can see our total commitment to fulfilling this mission.