Collections Management Systems
Expertly manage your complex natural history and scientific collections
Natural History Collections Management Systems designed to handle a range of scientifically significant collection types including Palaeontology, Botany, Anthropology, Mineralogy, Entomology, Mammalogy and Zoology.
Functionality Designed For Managing Natural History Collections
- Manage specimen and lot based collections.
- Manage complex taxonomies and synonymies.
- Pre-populate or create bespoke taxonomy and identification terms.
- Manage site and event data, including permits, instances, site mapping and field notes.
- Manage destructive and non-destructive loans.
- Manage and track preparation and tissue samples.
- Manage preparations as separate records related to specimens.
- Manage and track pest and trap information.
Raise The Profile Of Your Collections Online
Publish your collections
online through your website
Make digitised images, documents, video and
audio files available online
Publish plot distributions
Publish collections directly to
Google to increase your SEO
Conduct Powerful & Meaningful Research
Search by scientific name, specimen type, item number, taxonomy and synonymies
Perform broad collection analysis using the Collection Level Index
Plot distributions, use GIS searching tools and conduct in-depth analysis
Participate in global and regional initiatives such as GBIF, iDigBio, Vertnet, etc.
Increase The Efficiency Of Your Digitisation Projects
Build simple Rapid Data Entry forms and digitisation workflows
Build reports to monitor data entry and digitisation statistics
Import data from multiple sources, including Excel and CSV
Use data cleaning tools to bulk update records to create consistent data
What Our Customers Say
Larry Gall, Head, Computer Systems Office
Informatics Manager, Entomology
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
“The staff [at Axiell] seem to have a particular affinity for user needs and responsiveness to users. There seem to be a core number of individuals in the company who understand natural history. Having those relations with the staff over many years is a key part for us.”
How the Natural History Museum manages 80 million specimens
NHM has a global reputation in scientific research and many outside researchers are given space at the institution to examine the specimens. A great deal of material is also lent to, and digitally shared with, an extensive network of museums and scientific institutions all over the world.
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Barbara M. Thiers, Director of the William & Lynda Steere Herbarium
New York Botanical Garden
“We work very hard at building, editing and sharing our database, and are continually challenged to make the process more efficient and comprehensive. We find that the folks at Axiell are as determined as we are to meet these challenges, and we feel privileged to have them our partner in this work.”