SPECTRUM 5.0 and Inventory

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Many museums do not have a sufficient inventory of their collections, leaving themselves open to security risks and uncertain ownership, and struggle to understand the minimum information required when tackling their backlogs. Over the past year the team at Collections Trust has been working on an update to the SPECTRUM standard, following extensive consultation from […]

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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 […]

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Collections and the Law

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This afternoon course will focus on various issues relating to collections management and the Law. Sarah Brown from Collections Trust, will discuss how effective museum documentation can help museums mitigate legal risks in relation to their collections. Sarah will demonstrate that the implementation of various SPECTRUM procedures can ensure museums have the appropriate records and […]

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