20 feb 2018

Acquisition & Accessioning Interview: Brian Wilson: Digital Access & Preservation Archivist, The Henry Ford

By |2018-02-21T09:00:54+00:0020 februari 2018|Interview, Video|

Acquisition & Accessioning Interview: Brian Wilson, Digital Access & Preservation Archivist, The Henry Ford Brian discusses a recent large archival accession at The Henry Ford. He shares the biggest challenges of the project, [...]

12 sep 2017

Discussing change: ”You’re doing it wrong” and 3 other “helpful” comments

By |2017-10-17T20:36:26+00:0012 september 2017|Blogginlägg|

When examining efficiency and workflow, it’s important to ask for feedback about a proposed change. Understanding the perspective we all bring to the table is critical to evaluating how and why we make certain [...]

26 jul 2017

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

By |2017-07-26T08:14:20+00:0026 juli 2017|Blogginlägg|

  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 [...]

6 jun 2017

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

By |2017-06-07T07:59:00+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 [...]

20 sep 2016

Laying the Groundwork for Successful Database Projects

By |2017-05-12T05:24:28+00:0020 september 2016|Blogginlägg|

Ensuring the success of complex collections database projects Axiell users are no strangers to ambitious projects. With 3400+ sites and 7,000,000 million records in Axiell systems, we often have the opportunity to partner with our [...]