Sources of help and advice for Benchmarks 2.0

This fact sheet draws together relevant standards and sources of help and advice for managing collections. It refers to the standards and publications that have been used to compile Benchmarks 2.0, plus collections management legislation and advisory organisations. It was created in 2011.


  • Collections Management Standards and Specifications
  • Collections Management Legislation
  • Organisations, Registers and Sources of Advice
  • Collection Management Schemes and Initiatives
  • Collections Management Best Practice Guidance

Benchmarks 2.0 is drawn from published collections care standards and initiatives – it is a management tool which provides a way of assessing your collection against current collections care standards.

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Date created: 2011

Author: Museums Libraries Archives Council

Publisher: Collections Trust