An Introduction to Collections Trust Resources and Support

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Ever wondered how Collections Trust can support your work? Have a question about the SPECTRUM standard or any of our other resources? On 27th January Museum Development East Midlands and Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for Collections Trust, will be presenting an update on the SPECTRUM standard as well as exploring the diverse resources available from […]

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East Midlands Collections Symposium

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MDEM are thrilled to present a one day, collections and conservation focused conference: The Regional Collections Symposium. The day will include a range of regional and national speakers, case studies from across the sector and an exclusive tour of the conservation labs at the University. It will provide information on current and emerging practice as […]

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An Introduction to Rights Management

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  This session will provide an introduction to the sometimes daunting world of rights management. Together we will explore identifying collections protected by intellectual property rights, particularly copyright. The session will offer an overview of copyright and its implications for museums, their audiences and collections. We will discuss basic principles including obtaining and recording permissions, […]

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Accreditation and Collections

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The Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally-agreed standards, and enables museums to assess their current performance, as well as supporting them to plan and develop their services. This session will explore the benefits of Accreditation, and the requirements for Section Two: Collections. Sarah Brown, Collections Trust, will explore museum documentation procedures with a focus on accountability […]

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An Introduction to Digitisation

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A digitised collection is a flexible resource for any museum and can be used in a variety of ways, from engaging online audiences to enhancing catalogue information for collections management activities. In this workshop, we will explore what needs to be considered when undertaking a digitisation project and how to manage the digital assets we […]

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An Introduction to SPECTRUM 5.0

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Have a question about museum documentation or the SPECTRUM standard? This session will explore the basics of museum documentation, its importance and how it can be approached by different organisations. We will explore museum documentation with a focus on accountability and Accreditation. Together, we will review the SPECTRUM Primary Procedures, required for Accreditation, identifying potential […]

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Collections review and rationalisation

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Collections rationalisation and review enables a museum to improve its understanding of a collection so that the collection can be used more effectively. This session will explore the benefits of collection reviews and rationalisation, to both the museum and visitors. The session will introduce different methodologies and frameworks, and information on planning a collections review. […]

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Introduction to Rights Management

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This session will provide an introduction to the sometimes daunting world of rights management. Together we will explore identifying collections protected by intellectual property rights, particularly copyright. The session will offer an overview of copyright and its implications for museums, their audiences and collections. We will discuss basic principles including obtaining and recording permissions, risk […]

Part of: East Midlands

Accreditation and Collections: Policies, Plans and Procedures

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The Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally-agreed standards, and enables museums to assess their current performance, as well as supporting them to plan and develop their services. This session will explore the benefits of Accreditation, and the requirements for Section Two: Collections. Book here (clicking the link on this page will take you to an external site). This […]

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