Spectrum is used not only in the UK but in a growing number of countries internationally. The national museum agencies of several have translated versions of the standard into their own languages, licensed by Collections Trust. Here are more details and links to these localised versions of Spectrum.

Belgium
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SPECTRUM N Belgie Standard for Collection Management in Museums: Version 1.0

Partner organisation: FARO

Version: Spectrum 3.1

https://faro.be/download-spectrum-n-belgie

 


Brazil

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SPECTRUM PT version 1.0

Partner organisations: Centre for Documentation and Memory, Immigration Museum, Sao Paulo State Secretary of Culture

Version: Adopted Portuguese translation of Spectrum 4.0

Published: 2013

 


Finland

Museum cataloguing instructions

Partner organisation: National Board of Antiquities, Finnish National Gallery, Finnish Museums Association

Version: Spectrum 4.0 translated into Finnish

Published in: 2014

www.luettelointiohje.fi/

 


Germany

SPECTRUM 3.1 – deutsche Fassung

Partner organisations: German Museum Association, Institut of Museumsforschung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Preussischer Kulturbesitz.

Version:Spectrum 3.1

Published: 2013

http://www.ag-sammlungsmanagement.de/index.php/spectrum


Netherlands

SPECTRUM-N 1.0

Partner organisations: Flemish Center for cultural heritage, FARO Foundation and National Museum

Version: SPECTRUM 3.1 translated into Dutch

Published: 2008

https://faro.be/blogs/leon-smets/vlotter-met-spectrum

 


Norway

Partner organisations: Kulturrådet: Norwegian Arts Council, Seksjon for museumsutvikling

Version: Spectrum 4.0 translated into Norwegian

Published: 2016

 


Poland

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Partner organisation: National Institute for Museums and Public Collections (NIMOZ)

Version: Spectrum 4.0 translated into Polish

Published: 2016

 


Portugal

SPECTRUM PT version 1.0

Partner organisations: Alexandre Matos of Sistemas do Futuro, Fundação Museu da Ciência da Universidade de Coimbra

Version: Spectrum 4.0 translated into Portuguese

Published: 2013

http://sistemasfuturo.pt/index_en.html#templatemo-blog


Sweden

Partner organisations: Swedish National Heritage Board, Digisam

Version: SPECTRUM 4.0 translated into Swedish

Published: 2015

 


Please contact us if you are interested in developing a translation of Spectrum or adopting Spectrum in your country.