Pricing Plans and Options

The Collecting Bug is a cloud-based CMS (Collection Management System) suitable for collections up to medium size museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

The pricing details below are purely indicative, as every collection is unique.

Free options

  • The Collecting Bug is free for small collections (up to 200 items).
  • We are happy to help you setting up a totally free test collection for evaluation and testing purposes.

General pricing

General pricing consists of an annual licence fee which includes:

  • 1. Web hosting – of your complete collection
  • 2. Support - reasonable phone and screenshare help
  • 3. Multiple users - the license fee applies to the organisation
  • 4. Initial set up – advice in creating an account, customising your structure, setting defaults, general set up and loading your first batch of records

The annual licence fee ranges from A$200pa (1GB of storage) to A$800pa (25GB of storage), with larger storage requirements by arrangement.

Other options

We can assist you set up a collection from scratch, migrate an existing database, or design a customised structure.

Initial Set Up

We can do all initial set up and implementation for you, including structure, privacy, user access levels and default settings, providing a “turnkey” solution. Rates vary, but generally are very reasonable…well worth the time and effort you save, and assurance in getting it right first time!

Trove Ready

We can take your collection all the way through to being ready to be harvested by the National Library of Australia’s Trove.

Other Services

We can also provide:

  • Training
  • Help with data migration, bulk import of records, or conversion from another system
  • White labelling (seamless integration if you have your own existing website)

We are happy to provide you with more detailed pricing information based on your requirements. Contact us:

Email: click here

Phone: +61(0) 417 544 588