20  Steps to Sustainable Collection Care 

A short simple and engaging list of steps that all museums can take to improve both collections care and sustainability. Produced by the Welsh Federation of Museums the illustrated guidelines are available in poster or leaflet format. Authored by Jane Henderson and Megan DeSilva the information is illustrated by Jenny Mathiasson.


Linking Natural Science Collections in Wales

The Linking Natural Science Collections in Wales was a three year project led by the Fed and funded by Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund.


The National Standard and Guidance to Best Practice for Collecting and Depositing Archaeological Archives in Wales

A suite of documents which aim to make archaeological data, information and knowledge available, stable, consistent and accessible for present and future generations.


Disposal Toolkit

In conjunction with Arts Council England, CyMAL, Museums Galleries Scotland and the Northern Ireland Museums Council, the Museums Association revised their Disposal Toolkit to provide updated practical guidance for museums considering disposal.



Spectrum is the UK collection management standard that is also used around the world. Here you can find information about the latest version.

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