This example checklist can be used if you are procuring a digital asset management system for your museum and need an idea of the assessment criteria you should use for your shortlist of trusted digital repositories. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as a DOCX file.
Budgeting for a DAMS depends on the kind of money available i.e. project funding vs. ongoing internal budgets and the availability of existing IT infrastructure and skills. This example budget has been produced as a hypothetical model drawn from a number of example projects. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource […]
In this video Andrew Lewis, Acting Head of Digital Media at the Victoria & Albert Museum, introduces the concept of digital asset management, and considers how DAM serves an organisation’s mission and the audiences that engage with it. He focuses on a user-led approach which makes it much easier to develop organisational strategies for managing these […]
This presentation by David Walsh, Head of Digital Collections at the Imperial War Museum, discusses the struggles users may face with the new disciplines DAM imposes. David expresses his belief that ultimately the rewards far outweigh any such concerns.
SPECTRUM DAM is a best practice guide to integrating digital asset management into an existing collections management practice based on (or compatible with) SPECTRUM, the UK Collections Management Standard. It is intended as a companion to SPECTRUM and its development has been supported by the Arts Council England, with the support of, and on behalf of, […]
Successful DAM is about understanding what you have and how you’re creating it, then managing it in a way that maximises the value of those assets in achieving your museum’s mission. This involves not just auditing your assets and planning but also managing long-term culture change in understanding and valuing digital assets. This 10 step […]
Comprehensive and authoritative, this guide by leading IPR expert David Green has been published by the Government of Canada to provide detailed guidance on digital rights and their management in a museum context. Clicking the link on this page will open this resource to view on the Government of Canada website.
This document from Live at LICA and Museum Development North West aims to chart how a small-scale museum and gallery, Peter Scott Gallery (Live at LICA), has begun to look at a more commercial side of digitisation through licensing a selection of digital images. The document details how the PSG integrated the preparation of digital […]