Choosing a collections management system (CMS) is a big investment for an organisation, and the decision should be based on strategic aims and objectives, and both collection and user needs. If you are considering investing in a new CMS, here are some top tips as well as questions to help you in planning. 1. What resources will […]
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, this publication explores the use of Benchmarks in Collections Care. The case studies illustrate the link between the use of Benchmarks as an improvement tool and the […]
The Conservation and collections care procedure involves the documentation and management of information about interventive and preventive conservation activities. It defines the information that could be collected. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as a PDF.
What is Benchmarks in Collection Care? Benchmarks in Collection Care is a self assessment checklist, which sets out clear and realistic benchmarks for the care of collections. Benchmarks is a management tool which should be used as part of an organisation’s planning cycle to assess and plan collections care activity and measure progress against those […]