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Easy to use Collections Management software for small or large collections, on a single computer or across a network, on ancient or modern computers, suitable for beginners or experts.  Click below to learn more...

Get your collection on the Internet, cheaply, easily, without fuss and without technical expertise.  Maintain control over your online presence, even to the point of who can access what information.  Click below to see and learn more...

Useful Links:

Australian Museums and Galleries Association is the national organisation for the museums sector, committed to the conservation, continuation and communication of Australia's heritage.  AMaGA supports our community in so many ways, one of which is an online site to share information, ideas and news.  Each state has its branch, with a more local focus.  To find your AMaGA local branch, click here, and explore their site.

AMaGA Victoria produce a worthwhile book to assist you with cataloguing your collection.  You can download "the small museums cataloguing manual" from here.

NZ Museums... provides help in New Zealand. visit the NZ Museums website, where you can explore New Zealand museums, art galleries, cultural organisations and their collections.

Digitisation... Get your movies, recordings, oral histories etc. digitised. The Digital Factory is a digital media company, based in Perth, with appreciation of heritage collections and the importance of digitising valuable sources of sound and video.
Even old media such as tape cassette, super-8 movies etc. have been digitised by The Digital Factory for use with Collections MOSAiC.

Copyright... What is "Copyright"? - Legal Help.  Click the following link to discover more about Copyright such as

  • What is "Copyright:
  • Which types of work are subject to copyright? 
  • Is it possilbe to use a copyright-protected work without infringing?
  • What is the difference between copyright and trademark?  What about patents?
  • What is the difference between copyright and privacy?
  • Copyright Infringement Notification Requirements

National Standards... The National Standards Taskforce has developed the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries Association in consultation with the museum and gallery sector and with reference to current industry practices, existing resources, and museum development and accreditation programs. They are designed to be an accessible tool for museums and galleries nationwide.

Object ID...  The Object ID project was initiated by the Getty Information Institute in 1993 and the standard was launched in 1997. It is being promoted by major law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, Scotland Yard and Interpol, UNESCO, museums, cultural heritage organisations, art trade and art appraisal organisations, and insurance companies.  The Object ID Checklist is available here

Object Registration - Step By Step Guidelines from ICOM (International Council Of Museums) for receiving Objects in to the collection.

Significance... Assessing and documenting the significance of your collection and the items within it is a daunting, yet vital activity. Download an a copy of the Significance 2.0 document for your own reference.

Digital Longevity... This is an on-going discussion with many viewpoints.  One thing is for sure, you are no doubt putting a lot of time and effort into digitising your collection and would not want your efforts to be in vain.  Here's an informative article on the subject at the DPC (Digital Preservation Coalition) website.

Telling Stories is essential for captivating your audience and Collections MOSAiC is designed around that premise.

Caring for your collection - Labelling... download  "A Simple Guide to Labelling Museum Objects" produced by the Preservation and Heritage Management Department of the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney to assist you with this task.
Read the following information provided by Western Australian Museum and Collections Trust and National Museums Scotland


Why Should We Digitise our Collection?

A PDF that explains "Digitisation", Published by Collections Trust UK (contains may other useful links too)

For example, when thinking about the Digital National Collection, there is a useful paper by Greg Wallace on Digitisation.  Download Greg's paper from here: "Digitisation - success on a shoestring?".

 Useful Tools.  A selection of programs that are low-cost or free.

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