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Adlib: Flexible & Customisable
Collections Management Software

Adlib caters to institutions of all sizes from the smallest and simplest to the largest and most complex.

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Art Collections Management Systems on Multiple Screens

Over 1600 institutions large and small use Adlib worldwide, including the British Film Institute, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and the Vienna Technical Museum. View the full list.

Manage Your Collections

  • Catalogue to international museum and archival standards.
  • Manage a range of collections types.
  • Manage multimedia, text files and physical objects data in one central database.
  • Easily search and find objects or groups of objects in your collection.
  • Store, search and present in multiple languages.
  • Accurately manage exact physical object locations.
  • Generate flexible and automated reports on your collection.
  • Manage conservation processes and condition checks.

Increase Engagement With Your Collections

Museum Collections Management Systems On Mac, iPhone and iPad

Publish your collections online through your website

Make digitised images, documents, video and audio files available online

Allow detailed online searching or browsing by category

Plan exhibitions and manage interpretation

Create Tailored Workflows To Support Your Processes

Build simple data entry forms and digitisation workflows

Create efficient accessioning workflows

Generate loan agreements and create automatic reminders

Easily manage transport, care and labelling processes

Manage conservation processes, condition checks and conservation

Adlib Can Be Used With A Range Of Add-On Products

Axiell Collections Web UI

Access your collections data through any web browser

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Axiell DAMS

Integrate your collections data with a DAMS for your whole institution

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Axiell Move

Manage object relocations and movements using barcode scanning

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Adlib Internet Server

Publish your collections to the web

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Adlib Designer

Tailor your Adlib system independently

Open API

Integrate with and connect to 3rd party solutions

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What Our Customers Say

Helen Armstrong, Durham University

Helen Armstrong, Collections Registrar
Culture Durham

“One of the things that is great about it is its scalability – it’s just as good a package to use for a single site (you can really simplify it down and use it really happily) but it scales up just as well to a big multi-site multi-collection place like us.”

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Art Work at Van Gogh Museum, an Adlib user

Cutting edge at The Van Gogh Museum

“Before Axiell’s Adlib system came into the picture, all the data were managed by twenty-six separate systems. Now 200 employees can work in the same management system to quickly and easily access the information they need.

The collections will now be hung and presented in an entirely new way, with focus on how van Gogh developed and how his life took shape at the same time. The website will be expanded and will offer visual surprises. An Experience Tour based on visual material from the museum will travel the world. And the museum is planning several blockbusters, such as the co-exhibition with iconic Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch, a contemporary of van Gogh’s.”

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Adlib user, Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport - interior photo

Els Alebregtse
Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Hague

“The old IT system was a dinosaur. The new system paid off in a year – despite numerous customised solutions. Everyone now has a completely different overview, accessibility and considerably shorter lead-times.”

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