Collection management systems for campus museums: CollectionSpace 0.1 released

UC Berkeley iNews, August 4, 2009

Chris Hoffman Whether they collect art or insects, museums across campus rely on collection management systems to provide the mission-critical platform for managing their collected objects and facilitating collections-based research. An earlier iNews article, Collection management systems for campus museums, described some of the challenges faced by campus museums and their IT partners, and announced a major project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to develop a web-based, open-source solution via an international collaboration with UC Berkeley as a major partner. At the beginning of July 2009, the CollectionSpace project (formerly called Advancing OpenCollection) announced its first release. read more on