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Digital Asset and Collection Management – Integrating the Systems

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While Collection Management Systems (CMS) and Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions complement each other quite well, when two systems need to interact, maintaining them to ensure that both databases are current and up-to-date can be a challenge….read more

Digital Asset Management: What is it and why is it important for GLAMs


Within the GLAMs sector, Information and Collection Managers play an important role in managing and maintaining historical records and all business information. In the past this related to documenting physical collections and artifacts and storing text-based data about each item in a Collection Management System (CMS). With the rise in digital imaging and the need to now manage digitised files of images, photos, graphics and presentations, an emerging trend is the integration of CMS with DAM – Digital Asset Management solutions. …read more

HOW TO Use Version Control (Check In / Check Out)

This post shows you how you can create different versions of a file and view them under the file history. This means you always have the latest version available and can see any changes from the original. …read more