The aim of the Collections Trust Documentation planning pack is to assist museums to produce their own documentation plans. The guidelines contained in the pack can be used for all types of documentation planning; they are not intended as the only way to produce a documentation plan and are specifically to help the documentation planning process as required by UK Museum Accreditation Scheme.
This guidance, by Kate Grimley Evans, Head of Information Law at Stone King LLP, covers aspects of data protection law relevant to museums and the collections information they hold.
This guide, co-produced by The National Archives (TNA), explains the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 relevant to the use of personal data in archiving (including archiving by museums).
This AIM Success Guide is intended for museums and other cultural organisations wanting to understand how they should be responding to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Clicking the link on this page will open the PDF document on the AIM website.
This example checklist can be used if you are procuring a digital asset management system for your museum and need an idea of the assessment criteria you should use for your shortlist of trusted digital repositories.
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.
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 provides public access to information held by public authorities. Public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities and members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by public authorities. Public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities and members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities.