Track the status of your collection and keep your department on task.

Collection Managers are responsible for the smooth operation of an astute team of curators, registrars, exhibition managers, and web specialists. Our collection management and archive software solutions help you streamline documentation, cataloguing, and project timeline management with configurable reports, customizable data screens, and task-based alerts to keep your collection information in top shape. Our dedicated support team will help you navigate all the procedural challenges you face, from internal documentation and project management to workflow and training.

Optimizing Collections Management

This short video follows James, a collection manager working hard to maintain his collection information. James can quickly send object information to colleagues, instantly view the curator’s checklist for an upcoming exhibition, and generate accurate reports on any aspect of the collection. Find out how.

Resources for Collection Managers

The Whitney Museum and The Challenges of Cataloguing Performance Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art has a long history of presenting important performance art, both in their collection and through the Whitney Biennial. Farris Wahbeh, the Benjamin and Irma Weiss Director of Research Resources [...]

Get Your Free Copy of The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual

The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) has published The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual, designed to help archivists working with moving images to navigate the technological advancements in cataloguing, preservation, and access practices. The [...]

Stark Museum of Art

Preserving, Cataloguing, and Sharing Rare Books with Collections Management Software The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas, was the vision of collectors H.J. Lutcher Stark and Nelda C. Stark. Opened in 1978, the Stark [...]

High Volume Digitization: How a conveyer-belt imaging system is improving access to the Smithsonian’s collections

Less than 1% of the 138 million objects housed by the Smithsonian’s 19 different museums are on public display, with most of the collections hidden away in storage.  One increasingly common way to improve access is [...]

I’m here, but my database is there; Accessing TMS when you’re away from your home base.

Between off-site visits, courier trips, and after-hours projects, there are a lot of reasons users can benefit from remote access to TMS on a smartphone or tablet. Connecting to TMS on your mobile device is [...]

Collective Conversations with Jen Kaines

Registrar and Collections Manager at Leeds Museums and Galleries A day in the Registrars Department at Leeds Museums and Galleries, the largest local authority-run museum service in England, is never dull for Jen Kaines. As [...]

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