Presentation on theme: "New Directions for the Collections Trust Nick Poole, Chief Executive, Collections Trust."— Presentation transcript:
New Directions for the Collections Trust Nick Poole, Chief Executive, Collections Trust
The Collections Trust is the new independent UK body for Collections in museums, archives and libraries.
The Collections Trust believes that everybody everywhere should have the right to access and benefit from cultural collections.
What we do Standards Digital Programmes Research Advocacy Professional development Copyright International
Standards Joint Collections Trust/BSI standard for Collections Management Developing SPECTRUM as a cross-domain framework Informing the development of the Museum Accreditation Scheme Contributing to Local Authority Excellence & Improvement Working to converge with Library, Archive Standards
Values Collections Management Standards Create Knowledge Manage Knowledge Share Knowledge Care for Collections Core infrastructure (IT, Professional Development, Copyright, Management) ProductsServicesPartnershipNetworks Evaluation, Research, Planning
Digital Developing an Integrated Architecture for cultural content Bringing SPECTRUM into the digital age Developing web services for culture Providing expert advice on technical development & procurement
Your museum Collections Management System Terminology Server Web services, API, OAI targets Object Server Institution Server Collection Server Media Server Content Management Policy, IP, Preservation, Standards Web services, API, OAI targets Client services Open access
Professional Development Direct telephone and advice from expert advisers Training courses delivered direct to practitioners A new series of 1-day ‘In Focus’ events Published advice & guidance
International UK coordinator for Europeana/European Digital Library Developing systems & protocols for Collections Mobility Positioning SPECTRUM as an international standard Aligned with the Conceptual Reference Model (ISO) Learning from best practice worldwide
Working with KE Collaborating as SPECTRUM Partners Working on the next-generation of standards compliance Working to improve support for museums Planning to meet future requirements
The Collections Trust would like to thank KE and its users for their commitment and support. We look forward to working with you to develop the next generation of Collections Management tools.