20 Feb 2018

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

By |2018-02-20T16:30:03+00:0020 February 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 |2017-11-08T11:40:37+00:0012 September 2017|Blog Post|

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 |2017-07-27T12:57:58+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 [...]

6 Jun 2017

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

By |2017-06-06T23:33:42+00:006 June 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 [...]

23 May 2017

Collections Move Interview: Adrian Hine, Digitisation Manager, Science Museum Group

By |2018-08-30T13:58:29+00:0023 May 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 [...]

28 Jul 2016

Video Case Study: BFI’s Britain on Film: Deepening The Film Map With Crowdsourced Data

By |2018-04-13T14:31:24+00:0028 July 2016|Video|

Stephen McConnachie, Head of Data Collections & Information at the British Film Institute, presents lessons learned during a recent crowdsourcing project Speaking at the European Axiell User Conference 2016, on 2-3 June, at the Museum of [...]