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Join the Modes Forum30th May, 2019

Have you got a question for the Modes community?  Is it something which other Modes users might be able to shed some light on? Why not join the discussion on the Modes Forum?

Putting Users in the Picture29th May, 2019

Save the date for our Modes Day on Wednesday 16th October 2019 at Salisbury Museum.

Modes Users Survey 2019 results29th May, 2019

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

Top Tips for updating locations29th May, 2019

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

New training courses28th February, 2019

We’ve been creating some new Modes courses to match your training needs.

Top Tips for inventory recording28th February, 2019

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

Modes Users Survey 201928th February, 2019

We would like to hear from you about how Modes software supports your museum tasks.

Top Tips for checking software version numbers22nd November, 2018

With the upgrade for Modes Complete now available and with Modes Compact to follow early next year – how do you know which version of Modes software you’re running? The simplest tasks are sometimes difficult to know what to do.... we can help you navigate!

Oops wrong number!5th September, 2018

It can happen even to the best of us – we’ve accidently typed in an incorrect Identity Number and clicked the OK button and Modes has produced a record with a unique but incorrect Object Identity Number. This month our top tips show you how to fix those annoying mistakes in your data....

Top Tips for Restricting access to sensitive parts of your Modes data.24th April, 2018

Can people just look at my Modes and not be allowed to edit the data or see confidential information? Can I have a read-only Modes? Is it possible for members of the Public or Researchers look at my Modes? Can we hide sensitive personal information relating to acquisitioned items? These are common questions asked by Modes users and there is a straight forward answer ‘Yes you can’ and it’s easy because this is covered by a built-in solution. Find out more...