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26 Jul 2017

Five things to consider before investing in a Collections Management System

By |2017-07-26T08:10:17+00:0026 Juli 2017|Blog-Beitrag|

Choosing the right Collections Management software for the present and future 1. Does it comply with museum and archival standards? Various collections management standards and practices have been developed by the industry to ensure [...]

26 Jul 2017

Will a home-grown Collections Management System really save you money?

By |2017-07-26T08:08:14+00:0026 Juli 2017|Blog-Beitrag|

  Seven mistakes to avoid when evaluating a build-your-own vs ready-made Collections Management System (CMS) Over the last 30 years we've seen numerous institutions seek to save on costs by building their own CMS only to [...]

8 Jun 2017

Digital Asset Management Interview: Stephen McConnachie, Head of Data, BFI

By |2017-06-08T08:49:10+00:008 Juni 2017|Interview, Video|

Stephen discusses the BFI's approach to digital asset management. The BFI uses its CMS in conjunction with a digital preservation system to manage born digital moving image assets and moving image assets digitised [...]

7 Jun 2017

Digitisation Interview: Chezkie Kasnett, Digital Projects Manager, National Library of Israel

By |2017-06-07T07:56:53+00:007 Juni 2017|Interview, Video|

Chezkie speaks about the National Library of Israel's approach to digitisation. He covers the challenges of prioritising digitisation between different collections, digitising special and unusual material and finding the right technology. He describes [...]

6 Jun 2017

Collections Move Interview: Malcolm Chapman, Head of Collections Management, The Hunterian

By |2017-06-07T07:56:59+00:006 Juni 2017|Interview, Video|

Malcolm discusses The Hunterian's project to relocate collections to a multi-purpose storage and teaching facility. The aims of the move are to increase teaching and research use of the museum's collections and to improve [...]

6 Jun 2017

Digitisation Interview: Jonathan Ainsworth, Systems Team Officer, Leeds University

By |2017-06-07T07:57:04+00:006 Juni 2017|Interview, Video|

Jonathan discusses a digitisation project to transcribe over 97,000 burial records to make them more accessible to researchers, academics and historians. Leeds University chose to outsource the transcription and Jonathan discusses the pros [...]

23 Mai 2017

Interview: Adrian Hine, Digitisation Manager, Science Museum Group

By |2017-06-06T10:00:38+00:0023 Mai 2017|Interview, Video|

The Science Museum Group is moving 320,000 objects from their current location to a customised storage facility. Adrian Hine discusses challenges faced and how these are being tackled. He touches on innovative hazard management workflows and location [...]