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Terminology matters25th September, 2019

Modes took part in the Collections Trust’s annual conference in Leicester on 12th September. The theme of the conference was ‘Keywords’.

Modes Day 2019 - Maximise My Modes25th September, 2019

Be inspired, and get more out of your Modes system. Find out how other museums are working better with their Modes by coming to the annual Modes Day 2019. This year the Modes Day will be held at the Salisbury Museum.

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?

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....