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Opening up Scotland's archives

Launch of major heritage project for Scotland – recruiting six paid training opportunities DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 2 SEPTEMBER 2014 The Scottish Council on Archives today (15 August 2014) launches their exciting new training project ‘Opening up Scotland’s Archives’ starting in Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow and East Lothian. This major new three year project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, presents a unique opportunity for six paid trainees to contribute to the care and development of ...

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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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SPECTRUM standard launched in Brazil

Marcello Mattos Araujo, State Secretary of Culture for Sao Paulo in Brazil has announced the adoption of the SPECTRUM standard by Brazilian museums at an event this week attended by Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole.