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Top Tips for Image Paths in records20th October, 2017

Why are my Image Paths showing in the record? This question that arose during the Knowledge Café session at the Modes Annual Meeting and Workshop…

Review of Modes Workshop & AGM 201720th October, 2017

We were delighted to see so many Modes users for the Modes AGM and Workshop 2017, which was held in the beautifully refurbished meeting room at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery on the 3rd October. Delegates came from museums across the U.K. to listen to and engage with expert speakers and celebrate 30 years of Modes Software.

Putting people first – ‘Pulling Together’ with Collections Trust27th September, 2017

Modes traveled up to historic York for a highly inspiring and motivating Collections Trust Conference held at The Hospitium - a beautiful timber-framed building by the bank of the River Ouse. Find out more..

Compact Top Tips – What’s the Story?27th September, 2017

Our top tips this month are inspired by this year’s Collections Trust Conference and focus on the role of people in delivering collections management. Have you ever wondered how to capture expert opinion about an item or even the reaction to an object? Read on to find out more...

Complete Top Tips – What’s the Story?27th September, 2017

Inspired by this year’s Collections Trust Conference focusing on the role of people in delivering collections management, have you ever wondered how to capture expert opinion about an item or even the reaction to an object by a visitor? Read on to find out more...

Celebrating 30 years of Modes – Join us at the Modes Annual Workshop and AGM with the Knowledge Café30th August, 2017

This year we're celebrating 30 years of Modes – so join us at the Modes Annual Workshop and AGM introducing our new 'Knowledge Café' workshop session – it promises to be another good and at a fabulous new venue. Book your place now: TUESDAY 3rd October 2017 at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, DE1 1BS.

Win a free ticket to the Collections Trust Conference!30th August, 2017

Modes is sponsoring a free delegate place at the Collections Trust conference at The Hospitium, York on Thursday 21st September 2017. We would like to hear from a Modes user who would like a free place at the conference (conference ticket only) by 11th September. Send your entry to The winner will be chosen by the Modes team, and their decision is final. READ MORE...

Top Tips – Using the Modes Grid view30th August, 2017

Our top tips for this month is how to get the most out of Grids view in Modes. The Grid view in Modes is a fantastic way to see a selection of fields from a group of records in one screen. Any element group of information can be displayed in the Grid view. Find out more...

Top Tips for Keeping your data safe30th June, 2017

Twice in recent weeks global cyber attacks have been launched against various institutions around the World. Modes Users are NOT immune from these ‘ransomware’ and other debilitating/ file deleting computer viruses. Keep your anti-virus software up to date and for extra security make regular backups of your Modes data from which you can restore your Modes data should your computer ever become compromised.

MA positive action: securing a better future for museums30th June, 2017

In May, the Museums Association released its 'Manifesto 2017'. This short, but powerful document addresses the challenges faced by museums in a rapidly changing world, and reinforces the essential role that museums play in enhancing lives across every aspect of our culture and society. We take a look at how Modes Users can take action to help drive Museums Change Lives ...