Simple cards

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Collections Trust supplies simple cards that support the Spectrum Cataloguing procedure (a Spectrum Primary Procedure). They allow the museum to capture a basic level of information for a wide variety of collections.

Object cards

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Collections Trust supplies object cards that support the Spectrum Cataloguing procedure (a Spectrum Primary Procedure). Object cards allow the museum to capture detailed cataloguing information for a wide variety of collection types.

MDA codes

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As part of its work with documentation standards the Collections Trust (and its predecessor body MDA) has, since the 1970s, been developing and maintaining a scheme which allows the identification of UK collection-holding organisations and their collections through “codes” which are unique to each organisation.