SPECTRUM

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Date added 17 December 2009
Last edited 17 December 2009

Full Title

SPECTRUM: The UK Museum Documentation Standard

Description

SPECTRUM: The UK Museum Documentation Standard is the UK and international standard for Collections Management. It contains procedures for documenting objects and the processes they undergo, as well as identifying and describing the information which needs to be recorded to support the procedures.

Standards Developing Organisation

Collections Trust

Rights

No available information.

Lifecycle Action

Whole Lifecycle

Standard Framework

Digital Archive Standards

Standard Type

Reference Models and Frameworks

Current Version

2007 - SPECTRUM: The UK Museum Documentation Standard, Version 3.1 [external]
Openly available but requires agreement to the terms of the SPECTRUM licence before documentation is provided.

Further Information

SPECTRUM XML Schema 3.1 [external]
Available for download.

Alternative Current Versions

None.

Previous Version

SPECTRUM: The UK Museum Documentation Standard, Version 2.0
Not available online.

Referenced Standards

None.