Accessibility

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We are committed to ensuring everyone can use this website and have developed the site to suit different user needs. In this section we explore ideas for making the site more accessible and at the end have listed links to more detailed information on different devices. Please get in touch if you have ideas for […]

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MuseumPlus RIA

Software

MuseumPlus RIA, the web-based successor of the widely used and successful Collection Management System MuseumPlus, is developed by the Swiss zetcom Group. The 25 man-year development phase of MuseumPlus RIA (RIA stands for Rich Internet Application) lead to a brand new and extremely flexible technological base, which is more customisable and configurable than ever.

Coeli

Software

Coeli is a cloud-based solution for cataloguing, managing and disseminating cultural heritage collections in an agile and intuitive way. Coeli brings you a complete procedure-based collections management system together with powerful data harvesting and sharing capabilities.

Tackling the digitisation backlog with volunteer power at the Museum of East Anglian Life

News, blog and events

Our ‘Banish the Backlog’ campaign has been focusing on the gaps in collection inventories, but museums face many other types of backlog. In this guest blog post Caitlin Peck, Curator at the Museum of East Anglian Life, tells us about their new initiative for getting up-to-date with digitisation. With seventeen historic buildings set in 75 […]

'Just give us the data'

News, blog and events

In the first #ItsGoodToShare guest blog, David Dawson, Director of Wiltshire Museum, explains why Wessex Museums Partnership would like to combine their online collections to offer users a joined-up service.

Out of the box 

News, blog and events

Patricia Day, Seaside Heritage Project Officer at Time and Tide in Great Yarmouth, describes the Handling Boxes project, which turned volunteers into co-curators. 

British Museum creates collections skills training films

News, blog and events

The British Museum have created a series of films to help museums become ‘loan-ready’. Part of the British Museum’s Collections Skills Training resources, the videos offer guidance on many aspects of the loans process; from researching collections before an initial request, through to how objects will be moved and stored after being on loan. With […]

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Guidelines for digital accessibility: film

Resource

These guidelines look at how cultural heritage organisations can make the films they publish online as inclusive as possible for blind and partially sighted audiences.  They include tips on doing this at the planning and capture stages.

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