modes collections management

understanding collections

FAQs

What does "Modes" stand for?

MODES was the acronym for the original Museum Object Data Entry System - we've come a long way since then, but the name stuck!

How long has Modes been in business?

Modes has been available for more than 30 years. The Modes Users Association began in 1996.  Click here to find out more.

Who uses Modes?

Around 660 museums, galleries and other organisations throughout the UK use Modes to manage their collection information. Over 40% of accredited museums in the UK use Modes.