Here you can find further resources to help with the Spectrum procedure Collections review. For the procedure itself follow this link.

Promoting Designated collections

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The Designation Scheme identifies the pre-eminent collections of national and international importance held in England’s non-national museums, libraries and archives, based on their quality and significance. This guide, created by Arts Council England, aims to help you promote your Designated collections.

Revisiting Archives Collections toolkit

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Revisiting Collections supports museums and archive services to open up their collections for scrutiny by community groups and external reports and to build and share a new understanding of the multi-layered meaning and significance of objects and records. This toolkit outlines guidance for capturing and sharing multiple perspectives on archive collections.

UCL Collections review toolkit

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This toolkit has been put together as a practical guide to help you review your museum collection. It documents the collections review process carried out by UCL Museums & Collections from 2007 to 2009, and contains instructions and tips on how to adapt our method for use at your own collection.

Revisiting Museum Collections

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Revisiting Museum Collections supports museums and archives to open up their collections for reinterpretation and knowledge capture. This publication takes you through the methodology so that you can apply it within your own organistion.