When planning a museum digital project, evaluate the tools and resources required to succeed; read for costs of digitization equipment and software
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Digitization standards for file resolution and formats should be intentionally thought of and committed to prior to any museum digitization project.
Before a museum collections digitization project, assess what types of items you have and therefore, what digitization tools you need.
The second post in a series on the Harryhausen Titan of Cinema Experience analyzing the specific pivot to an online virtual exhibition during COVID
If museums can just financially-survive COVID-19 there is a tremendous opportunity to get incredible digital collections management platforms.
Museums face challenges in DEAI, grant funding, and ethical labor practices. COVID-19 helped push elements of these priorities to the forefront.
Museum Collections Management System (CMS) choices depend on your end goal, what tools you need to get there, and how big your budget is.
Digital museum collections work and the CMS tools we use are more essential now than ever; this will likely remain true post-pandemic.
DAMS and CMS platforms have similar functionality, but there are differences in how well those work and whether they meet museum requirements.
Collections management systems and digital asset management systems have similarities and meet similar needs; expert guidance on the differences
Priorities in LAMs committed to inclusivity include creating demographically appropriate content and spaces with input from those demographics
Assess digital collections and reallocate resources (time and CMS money) to ensure you’re delivering the best possible virtual collection experience
Library, archives, and museum staff know their work is essential, but fail to consistently translate this value; expert advice on getting through.