Help Desk

  • Resources and Downloads

    - useful resources you can download or view as required

  • Excel Collection Template
    This downloadable Excel spreadsheet is in the required format for bulk data imports. You can read a comprehensive description with instructions on how to use it in the Getting Started help section
  • The Collecting Bug - The powerful new CMS for small museums
    An overview of the main features of The Collecting Bug. Intuitive, visual and simple to use, this cloud-based software is designed to fully utilise the power of the web. It is specially designed for small organisations with tight budgets, technical constraints and volunteer staff.
  • Publishing Your Collection Online - White Paper
    A broad discussion guide for small museums and volunteer-run heritage groups. New web-based Collection Management Systems (CMS) offer simple, yet powerful opportunities for cataloguing, publishing and creating virtual museums - even for small, resource-poor museums.
  • Introduction to The Collecting Bug
    A short video giving an overview of the main features of The Collecting Bug