Collections Trust

The Collections Trust is an independent Charity with an international profile, whose mission is to be the leading organisation in the management and use of collections and technology in museums, libraries and archives. It has nearly 40 years of experience working with the professional community, with a commitment to excellence, and an unparalleled track-record of innovation.

Our mission is to “Work with the international galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) community to help them use collections and technology to achieve excellence, innovate and engage their audience”.

For an overview of the Collection Trust’s activities visit CT Profile – a comprehensive turn-the-page insight into our wide range of international and UK activities.

Collections Link is an Intelligence Hub where the Collections Trust’s extensive networks are centered and comprises a unique blend of news, comment and in-depth information about collections and their management.

It provides all those directing, managing and organising collections with essential support, and highlights the Collections Trust’s standards, publications, events and services which are used by thousands of creative and cultural organisations in almost every country worldwide. Members of Collections Link and CT’s LinkedIn Group total almost 10,000, and form a vibrant online community.

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International Museum Day 2014

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The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day around 18 May, 2014. This year, the theme of the International Museum Day will...


Museums at Night 2014

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Museums at Night: Culture24's festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites. Thursday May 15 - Saturday May 17...


It's Museum Week on Twitter!

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More than 300 museums, galleries and cultural institutions from across the UK will come together on Twitter for the first ever Museum Week. In a effort to...


Registration now open for OpenCulture 2014 with offers for Early Birds and smaller museums

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Online registration has opened for OpenCulture 2014, Collections Trust’s flagship event, which will be presented at the Kia Oval in London on 25-26 June....


Collections Trust opens consultation on proposed SPECTRUM Data Standard for museums

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Collections Trust has announced a consultation on a proposed new standard to help museums worldwide capture, manage and share rich information about their...

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