Technology news for museums
Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is now free for download in a number of formats! The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) are happy to announce that Nomenclature has been released under
A new episode of the podcast series CCI and CHIN: In Our Words is out now! Tune in to listen to “Charlie Costain: Scientist and Heritage Advocate.” Episodes are free. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Play or the podcast app
The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) present their first podcast series: CCI and CHIN: In Our Words. Would you like to learn more about the evolution of the conservation of heritage collections in Canada?
Spectrum is a British standard for collections management. Museums all over the world use the standard, whether for daily activities, such as moving objects and updating location records, or for occasional activities, such as updating insurance coverage. Thanks to a
The Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects (Parks DVD) website was decommissioned in August 2019. The content of the Parks DVD was harmonized with Nomenclature 4.0 for Museum Cataloging in 2017. In 2018, the Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging
Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is a standard for classifying and naming objects in cultural collections. For over 40 years, the print version has been used by museums and heritage organizations. The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), Parks Canada and the
Collections Trust, the UK-based organization helping museums to capture and share information on their collections, is seeking assistance from the Canadian museum community.