Art Museum Network, North America.
Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).
Consortium for the
Computer Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI).
CoOL is devoted to information concerning the conservation of
museum, library, and archives information.
ICOMOS - International Council on Monuments and Sites.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) -
US federal museum funding agency
(ex Institute of Museum Services, IMS).
French Ministry of Culture.
National Archives (NARA), USA.
Museum Informatics Project, Berkeley, USA.
Online collections databases, hypertext directory of museum standards
activities, hypertext directory of campus museum and non-book
collections and much more!
Department of Museum Studies,
University of Leicester, UK.
(European Collaborative for Science, Industry and
a non-profit collaborative of museums and science and technology
Department of Arts Policy and Management,
City University, London, UK.
interdisciplinary centre for arts, museums and heritage policy
and management studies and research.
Includes some ICOM information.
Society of American Archivists, Chicago, USA.
Identification, preservation, and use of the
nation's historical record.
Auctions On-Line, a database of fine art,
antiques and collectibles for potential buyers.
Christie's International auction house.
Museum Collections and the Information Superhighway
Science Museum, London, UK, 10 May 1995.
EVA: Electronic imaging & the Visual Arts
VASARI project and enterprises
(Visual Arts System Archiving, Retrieval & Imaging),
(Remote Access to Museum Archives,
in English, Spanish, French and German), etc.,
Heritage conservation and historic preservation,
information gathered and edited by
the Conservation Department of the
State Library of Victoria, Australia.
INSAM directory of on-line Swedish museums,
including email addresses.
The Museum Professional including
on-line resources by Harold Robinson,
Department of Museum Studies,
John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, USA.
A navigation tool for museum professionals.
Museum Employment Resource Center (MERC), USA.
Eurocare - European Union network for
heritage conservation, restoration and maintenance.
Australian Museums Information System (AMIS).
searching Australian museum collections.
Straus Center for Conservation, Harvard University, USA.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Department of National Heritage),
Includes information on
museums & galleries,
National Lottery and
museums index and
press releases, including
Virginia Bottomley Publishes Museum Policy Review
(31 July 1996).
Heritage Lottery Fund, UK.
Millennium Commission, UK.
links to related organizations.
Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
Royal Commission on the Historical Manuscripts, UK.
links to other archives
Hampshire County Council Museums Service, UK.
search of museums objects records and
OBJECT Format Rules (OFR) for comprehensive terminology control.
Somerset County Museums Service, UK.
Avalon 2000 eco-museum millennium bid.
Aquarelle, the Information Network on Cultural Heritage.
European collaborative project.
English and French.)
a protocol standard supporting remote access to distributed
from the official
SGML Web Page,
a language standard supporting the specification of
complex document structures.
L'Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs
(UCAD, the Central Union of Decorative Arts), France.
Heritage Online, from Heritage Learning Inc.
Museums in the Classroom: A Model for Learning course.
Journal of Conservation & Museum Studies,
Department of Conservation and Museum Studies,
Institute of Archaeology, University College London, UK.
mirrored in the USA.
ITEM Knowledge Base
(Image TEchnology in Museums and art galleries) from IVAIN
(International Visual Arts Information Network).
Information about interactive
multimedia publications and museum image databases
ALHFAM (Association for Living History, Farms and
a museum organization for those involved in living historical farms,
agricultural museums, outdoor museums of history and folklife, etc.
Affiliated to AAM.
AIDA (Association for International Display of Art).
Archives & Museum Informatics:
consulting, publishing and training for cultural
founded by David Bearman in 1986.
Museums and the Web: An International Conference,
Los Angeles, California, USA, 16-19 March 1997.
Museum Security Network.
Arts and Humanities Data Service, UK.
Launched 16 January 1997.
VLmp gateway information.
Archives and Museum Informatics journal published by
Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Computers and the Humanities.
Group for Education in Museums, UK.
Museum Security Network, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
English and Dutch.)
curriculum builder and
International Centre for the Study and Preservation of Cultural
Property (ICCROM, in
English and French).
Museums, Sponsors and the Internet and
Museum and Gallery Web Sites - Ideas for Content from
Cognitive Applications Limited, Brighton, UK.
Dublin Core Metadata.
metadata standards directory.
Museumsworld, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK.
professional bodies, addresses and contact details.
Museum Jobs worldwide.
Museum Job Resources Online.
International Travelling Exhibition Database,
The Humanities Exchange, USA.
(Registration and fee required.)
The Arts Council, UK.
European Heritage Forum.
(In English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.)
Conservare nv, Belgium.
MAG (Museums and Galleries) Online, UK.
What's on guide.
Sharing Museum Skills Millennium Awards, UK.
Medici Framework, a European Commission initiative on
ICT and new technologies for Cultural Heritage.
(The Computer Museum, Boston) and
Online Art for Kids
(Museum of Modern Art, New York)
examples of museum use of
Gallery Systems relational database.
Culture information from
(IN English, French and Spanish.)
Willoughby Associates, Illinois, USA.
Museum automation systems.
Intermuse division including the
Multi MIMSY database.
- European Museums'
Information Institute (EMII).
Instituto Latinoamericano de Museologia (ILAM).
directory of Latin American museums by country.
Museum Survey on the Web results, September 1998.
Cultural Heritage and EC Funding information from Wendy Sudbury.
Virtual Heritage Network (VHN).
The "Official" Museum Directory (products and services), USA.
Global Museum webzine.
Office de Coopération et d'Information Muséographiques
(OCIM), Dijon, France.
Coodinator and resources centre for the museums community,
especially in the fields of science, technology and industry.
London Museums Agency, UK.
London's Museums, Archives and Libraries (LMAL), UK.
Museum Marketing Tips by Katherine Khalife.
Museums & Galleries Disability Association (MAGDA), UK.
Scottish Museums Council, Scotland, UK.
There is a
MUSEUM-L museum discussion list.
with a message as follows to
join the list:
subscribe Museum-L Your name or institution
This list is gatewayed to one of the on-line
via Google), available at many
Museum-l newsgroup articles from
There is a
CIDOC-L email list for discussion on museum
email@example.com with a message as follows to
subscribe to the list:
subscribe CIDOC-L Your_first_name Your_last_name
may also join the CIDOC-NET list for discussion of
Internet issues by substituting CIDOC-NET for
CIDOC-L in the message above.
Additionally, there is an
ICOM-Announce email list for announcements concerning ICOM.
firstname.lastname@example.org with a message as follows to
join this list:
subscribe ICOM-Announce Your_first_name Your_last_name
might be another forum for discussion on some aspects of museums.
(formed in November 1998)
discusses UK museums.
museum-related articles in
H-MUSEUM, the H-Net Network for museum professionals
Discussion forums including
VLmp discussions from
museum-related ListServ mailing lists from
See also the excellent
discussion lists, distribution lists and forums
Information also available
1946-1996 ICOM chronology.
Main address (ICOM headquarters):
Maison de l'UNESCO
1, rue Miollis,
75732 PARIS Cedex 15,
Tel: +33 1 47 34 05 00
Fax: +33 1 43 06 78 62
International Documentation Committee (CIDOC):
Andrew Roberts (CIDOC Chair)
53 Shelford Road,
Cambridge CB2 2LZ, UK
The following are available on-line:
Musedoma, founded by
J. Paul Getty Trust
to oversee the
.museum top-level domain name.
See list of
second-level domain names and a
Google search for .museum websites.
Inclusion in the
Virtual Library museums pages (VLmp) does not confer
an automatic right to granting of a
.museum domain name.
International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM).
Databases of the Direction des musies de France:
Network of the French Ministry of Culture:
6 rue de Pyramides,
Tel: +33 1 40 15 35 37
Fax: +33 1 40 15 35 30
Dipartement de l'organisation et des systhmes d'information
Fort de St Cyr,
78182 St Quentin en Yvelines CEDEX,
Tel: +33 1 30 85 68 18
Fax: +33 1 30 85 68 68
Canadian Heritage Information Network,
15 Eddy Street, (15-4-A),
Hull, Quebec, CANADA K1A 0M5
Tel: +1-819-994-1200 /
1-800-520-2446 (Canada and USA)
An agency of the federal
Department of Canadian Heritage.
Guide to Canadian Museums and
Heritage Forum for discussion.
Information about MCN is available through the Membership Services
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Tel: +1-877-626-3800 ext 215
See also the
American Association of Museums.