6 Feb 2018

Digitization Dashboard Interview: Janeen Jones, Field Museum

By |2018-02-06T15:23:43+00:006 February 2018|Interview, Video|

Digitization Dashboard Interview: Janeen Jones, Assistant Collections Manager, Invertebrates & Database Admin for Collections, Field Museum Janeen discusses a solution to the question; how do you estimate the size of your undigitized collections? [...]

26 Jul 2017

5 things to consider before investing in a Collections Management System

By |2017-12-06T10:12:16+00:0026 July 2017|Blog Post|

 Choosing the right Collections Management software for the present and future1. Does it comply with museum and archival standards?Various collections management standards and practices have been developed by the industry to ensure best practice and [...]

26 Jul 2017

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

By |2017-07-27T12:57:58+00:0026 July 2017|Blog Post|

7 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 [...]

5 Jul 2017

IF (digitisation, culture) INSERT ‘AND’ instead of ‘VERSUS’

By |2017-07-07T14:13:48+00:005 July 2017|Blog Post|

The Oxford English Dictionary defines digitisation as the conversation of text, pictures or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. The word refers to a process of transforming something that’s analogue [...]

7 Jun 2017

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

By |2017-06-07T00:14:01+00:007 June 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 [...]