Date(s) - 04/03/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Long Shop Museum
Jayne Austin, Collections Manager, Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service
Supports work towards Accreditation standards: 2.3, 2.5, 2.7
Jayne is a veteran of successful and engaging SHARE training.
With this course she provides an introduction to the basic principles of museum documentation and the benefits of good documentation practice. Topics covered include SPECTRUM, object entry, accessioning, marking and labelling, cataloguing and indexing, location and movement control, loan and retrospective documentation.
Collections Trust paper-based documentation resources are referred to throughout, but the course is also applicable to computerised systems.
- consider the importance of good documentation practice
- understand the principles and use of SPECTRUM
- understand the principles and practise of good documentation procedures
- consider methods of improving their own documentation procedures
- become familiar with Collections Trust documentation resources
Morning refreshments will be available but please make your own arrangements for lunch.
Please note that this session has been arranged by Lyn Gash, Museum Development Manager for Suffolk. We therefore have a priority list for bookings. Other bookings for this session may not be confirmed immediately, but we will be in touch as soon as possible to confirm your place.
This event is fully booked.