We are pleased to welcome MINISIS to the SPECTRUM Partner Scheme.  MINISIS position themselves as one of the world’s most complete and accredited archives, museum, and library software systems. They has the following to say about joining the scheme; "We believe that promoting standards worldwide is essential for the concept of big data acquisition and sharing of content online today and tomorrow."  The scheme allows partners a license to use the internationally recognised and trusted ...
Handling, packing and moving museum objects is integral to the effective management of collections, and also areas in which damage often occurs. There are a number of links to standards and information you will find useful below. These are accompanied by information regarding relevance and links to further information about application of the standard.  This section summarises in a table format: Sector standards relevant to handling, packing and moving.   Technical standards relevant to ...
This update relates to the Benchmarking Participation project being led by Natalie James (@CulturewithaK) as part of her placement with the Collections Trust In the context of changing social and economic behaviours, successful museums need to remain relevant to need of the audience they exist to serve. Engage and participation are key tools in enabling museums to develop so that they are relevant to current needs, and remain so for the future. While these is a lot of discussion and ...