Don’t be scared of digitisation
As awareness of the huge impact that digital technology can have on museums and their work to engage the public …
More than 10 years ago, I published an article in Cultural Trends about a research project I had undertaken as …
Microscope specimen slides, 19th century, St Albans Museum
The government recently announced funding for a new digital initiative but museums are wary of top-down solutions that don’t learn from past mistakes
Q&A with Natalie Cooper, whose research has revealed an unequal sex ratio in specimens
There are few technical barriers to creating a nationwide collections database - so why haven't we?
A step by step guide to help you hone your collection
A closer look at some of the different methodologies museums have developed to review their collections
What do you need to think about when you carry out a collections review?