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EMu

Software

EMu is one of the most sophisticated collections management systems on the market, with a wealth of features and functionality. It has been at the forefront of collections management for more than three decades and is used by institutions of all sizes and collection types. A comprehensive and flexible collections management system, it is able to accommodate the requirements of any collecting institution, but is widely acknowledged to be the preeminent system for Natural History collections.

Primus

Software

Primus is a collection management system for museums and cultural institutions. It manages information regarding the objects in the collection as well as the processes needed to handle them.

Axiell Collections

Software

A full featured, web-based collections management system, Axiell Collections helps institutions of all sizes manage their museum and archive collections with ease. Selected by some of the most prestigious institutions in the world – there are a range of packages to suit all sizes of institution. Axiell Collections is simple to use and can be accessed wherever you are, through a browser.

Portfolio

Software

Extensis Portfolio is the industry’s most usable, flexible, and supported digital asset management solution for organizations and workgroups of all sizes wrestling with an ever-growing volume of digital content. By delivering visual and contextual insight for every file, Portfolio helps workflows move faster and people connect to their assets, projects, and partners.

S-Museum

Software

SKINsoft is a French research laboratory providing innovative solutions for museums, foundations and contemporary cultural centres. Our applications can be used in every type of establishment, from the smallest to the largest, for any kind of collection : art and history, archaeology, modern art, natural history. They are available in various languages and we are working with organisations in both European and American continents.

Qi

Software

Qi is a web-based collections, information and asset management solution that allows organisations of any size to manage, publish and share their collection and any other content. Qi can be easily customised to adapt to any type of content and to serve it to diverse audiences, across any number of channels and platforms. Qi is designed for ultimate flexibility, collaboration, ease of use and speed.

TMS Collections and eMuseum

Software

Gallery Systems’ core collections management product, TMS Collections, is a sophisticated, easy-to-use browser-based application designed specifically for collections, content, media, exhibition, and loan management. Developed in partnership with museum professionals, TMS Collections is a robust and highly configurable collection management system that can organize and manage all collection types without compromise.

Sofie

Software

The software Sofie is Sweden’s most used system for managing collections at museums, local history societies and archives. Sofie is owned and developed by Västerbottens Museum since 1991 and has been sold to customers around the country since the mid-1990s. Today the software is running at over 250 customers at various cultural heritage institutions. The software can manage collections of objects, photographic images, relics and archives.

Perspectives on disposal: Museum of London Review and Rationalisation Project

News, blog and events

Naomi Russell, Project Assistant at the Museum of London, has written this guest blog post looking at the rationalisation of the Social and Working History collections at the museum. With over 100,000 objects involved in the project, it was a huge undertaking that aimed to improve the collection, benefit other institutions through disposal of objects and ensure the Museum was applying its collections development policy correctly.

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eHive

Software

eHive is a web-based collection cataloguing system. It makes cataloguing and publishing of your collection easy and affordable.

Collections Trust Award 2017

News, blog and events

The Collections Trust Award recognises the often-unsung achievements of those who manage the collections that lie at the heart of all museums. This year, for the first time, that well-deserved recognition comes with a cash award of £2,000 for the winning museum.

Part of: News

Finding and wayfinding

News, blog and events

Pam Young, Collections Documentation and Procedures Manager at the V&A, describes how the museum audited and refined its location authorities to ensure visitors can find what they’re looking for.

Part of: Audit, Blog

Digital condition reporting: Articheck at the Portland Art Museum

News, blog and events

This week, we have a guest blog post from Annika Erikson, Founder & CEO of Articheck, who spoke at the Collections Trust’s conference in September. Annika interviews Amanda Kohn from the Portland Art Museum in the US about their use of Articheck to make digital condition reports for exhibitions and loans. You can email Annika@articheck.com if […]

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