Blog 2017-11-10T11:11:06+00:00

Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

Head of the Library, Theatermuseum + Filmmuseum Düsseldorf As one of the institutions housed under The Culture Department of the City of Düsseldorf, the Theatermuseum has a storied history. Founded in 1947 after a donation by Gustav Lindemann, the Theatermuseum originated as an archive inside a private theatre. Today, the museum collects and exhibits objects from regional German theater history, with [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Collective Conversations|Comments Off on Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Searching for the best software to manage your collections information can feel overwhelming. We’ve assembled a list of tips to keep you on track. Gather a Strong Team Consider which departments and staff will be most affected by your new software. Who will your power users be? Involve them in the selection process early. After determining your team, appoint a [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System

Upgrading or replacing your Collections Management System (CMS) can feel like an overwhelming project. Securing funding, researching options, and facilitating internal agreement are challenging tasks to add to your already heavy workload. However, once you’ve replaced your CMS, you’ll look back and marvel that you managed for so long working with the inefficient processes and workarounds imposed by your old, [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System

How to Streamline Conservation Documentation

Meet Jane, a busy conservator who loves caring for objects in her collection. Unfortunately, repetitive administrative tasks and redundant paperwork can keep her from the work she loves. Lucky for Jane, there’s a better way. Watch this video to learn her secret to managing her work so she can get back to caring for her collection. Learn more about Conservation Studio, [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Conservation|Comments Off on How to Streamline Conservation Documentation

Need a better way to manage conservation documentation?

Our clients tell us one of the biggest issues their conservators face is a huge workload, particularly around managing objects for exhibitions and loans. Treatments and surveys require extensive documentation, and conservators generate more media files than any other department. Conservators create a large volume of important documentation on a daily basis, but are often mired in inefficient paper-based processes.  [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Conservation|Comments Off on Need a better way to manage conservation documentation?

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

Promoting Teaching and Research Through Excellence in Collections Management The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is among the oldest museums of its type in the world, and is home to one of the finest collections of human cultural history. Since the late nineteenth century, the Museum has played an active part in the history of American [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Collection Managers|Comments Off on The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University