modes collections management

Documenting collections since 1987

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Loan-related data entry survey27th July, 2022

Loan-related data entry survey The CIDOC Documentation Standards Working Group would like to understand how much time museum staff spend copying-and-pasting, or retyping, information into different systems whenever they lend or borrow objects. This is to help make the case for a standard for the interchange of loan-related object data, which, if it is successful, could save thousands of hours…

MUA is recruiting Directors8th March, 2022

These are exciting times for the Modes Users Association (MUA). As we think about the next generation of Modes products, we are looking for people to help us shape the strategic direction of the business over the next few years. If you are interested in joining us as a Non-Executive Director, please read on...

Setting up Modes to work from home4th January, 2021

With lockdown restrictions forcing museums to close, people have been in touch with us for advice about setting up Modes to work at home.

Modes Complete version 1.5 is available now4th January, 2021

Modes Complete version 1.5 is available now

A NEW VERSION of Modes Complete is available now. We have been busy making improvements, fixing bugs and refining the program so that itโ€™s more powerful and easier to use than ever before.

New online training opportunities24th April, 2020

Although we have always valued our face to face training sessions, this way of learning about Modes will not be possible for the time being. But we have been busy creating fresh ways to deliver Modes training online and help you to get more out of your Modes.

Checking your Modes Complete version number10th April, 2020

With the upgrade for Modes Complete 1.5 now available, how do you know which version of Modes youโ€™re using?

Modes Users Survey 201929th May, 2019

Modes Users Survey 2019

Thank you for taking the time to participate in the Modes Users survey.

Updating object locations29th May, 2019

Knowing where each and every item in your collection is at any given time is a fundamental collections management task.

Inventory recording28th February, 2019

Inventory recording

Modes gives support for recording museum objects at the Inventory level, which can readily be expanded to catalogue records.