This is a primary procedure. Accredited UK museums must meet the Spectrum standard set out below. The suggested procedure is one way to achieve the standard, but it is just a suggestion.

Inventory - scope


Use this procedure to check you have the basic information to be accountable for the objects in your care. If your museum has always met the minimum requirements for the other primary procedures, the answer will be yes and you should just keep up the good work. Keeping on top of these other procedures will maintain your inventory information. If the answer is no, this procedure will help you tackle the backlog.

Inventory - suggested procedure


This suggested procedure shows how you might meet the Spectrum standard for Inventory. It is presented in two formats: text and workflow diagram. They are meant to be starting points for you to adapt to the needs of your own museum.