Wimps Worms Winchesters….. And the Web National Museums Scotland And Collections Data

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Wimps Worms Winchesters.. And the Web National Museums Scotland And Collections Data Slide 2 Background to NMS Data Wimps, Worms, Winchesters 4m objects and specimens 700k records in Collections Management System 6k digital images attached to Collection Records Data exists in a multitude of sources Structure of Collections Management Department Slide 3 Where are We Now? Creation of collections data and images Uses of collections data and images Slide 4 Where are We Going? NMS OnLine Royal Museum Project Management of collections Scotlands Images Slide 5 Challenges / Issues Collections Management Systems v Content Management Systems Standardising data to aid searching Creation of data / content who writes it? Re-purposing content Searching data / images Joined up thinking Slide 6 Slide 7 Wendy Turner Head of Collections Management National Museums Scotland Chambers Street Edinburgh EH1 1JF w.turner@nms.ac.uk </p>