Spectrum Advice: Re-numbering

This Spectrum Advice fact sheet explores re-numbering, suggests why it is a poor use of resources, and gives some examples of numbering problems and their solutions. It also places numbering and re-numbering in the context of the requirements of the Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the UK.


    • Introduction
    • PAS 197, Spectrum 4.0 and the Museum Accreditation Scheme
    • Why is numbering museum objects important?
    • Why it might not be a good idea to re-number your collections
    • Some common numbering problems and their solutions

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Date created: 2016

Publisher: Collections Trust