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Web-based, open-source collections management software for museums and more

Why CollectionSpace
  • Professionally manage your organization's collections with user-friendly, web-based, open source software
  • Improve stewardship of the resources you hold in the public trust
  • Support diverse collections in an effective, efficient, and scalable way
  • Share data via web services and an advanced native API
  • Connect and integrate with tools such as digital asset management systems, digital preservation systems, and content management systems
  • Shorten response time for research requests
  • Future-proof your organization's technology infrastructure and sustainability
Features and Functionality
  • Standards-based collections management with support for cataloging, accession and deaccession workflows, loans, exhibitions, and location management
  • Web-based, responsive interface with no licenses or limits on user accounts
  • Flexible public collections browser, built to integrate with existing content management systems
  • Robust tools to store and describe a wide variety of digital assets, including images, documents, audio, and video files
  • Custom and imported vocabularies to manage people, places, concepts, and more
  • A library of pre-built reports, on-the-fly ad hoc reporting, and integration with Jaspersoft, an open source reporting tool for custom forms and reports
  • CSV import tool to streamline data import workflows
  • Full text search and indexing backed by a powerful Elasticsearch engine
Hosting with LYRASIS
  • Software-as-a-service (SaaS) model reduces costs, complexity, and technical requirements
  • “Try-Before-You-Buy”option lets you test the solution and how it works with your collection
  • Data migration services to ease adoption and let you move to a more advanced collections management solution
  • Published product roadmap gives you clear insight into the application’s trajectory
  • A vibrant network of collections management practitioners and thought leaders, working together to advance the entire field of collections management
Video Tour

Take a quick tour through the highlights of CollectionSpace’s features and functionality. Ready to learn more? Sign up for one of our monthly walkthroughs.

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Jump Into the Sandbox

Jump into our sandbox and start playing - a full version of CollectionSpace is available online for anyone to log in, create some records, and get a feel for the system.

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Try Before You Buy

Ready for the next step? Request a Try Before You Buy site, which provides your organization with a private CollectionSpace sandbox for 30 days.

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Collections Browser

Our user-friendly collections browser plugin works within your existing website to provide public access to collection images and information.

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