The Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole officially announced the launch of Going Digital, the new back-to-basics programme on IT in museums at a joint event with Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums at the Great North Museum Hancock on Monday 17 November 2014.
Collections Link -- Featured Advice and Guidance
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. ...
From Our Blog
Since 2014 is nearly over, we thought we'd bring some festive cheer with our 20 favourite museum-based jokes. Do you know a better one? Share it here via the comments or on twitter using the hashtag #museumjoke. We found a few of these via the fabulous #artjokes hashtag from 2013, so do check that out on twitter!