This is a very short post, to give a bit more information about release dates for EODEM importers and exporters in collections management systems.
- EODEM will be included in the next release of Modes, version 1.6, due before the end of 2023.
- Gallery Systems anticipate including EODEM in TMS Collections version 2024 (9.95), scheduled for release in May 2024.
I also gather that Axiell will be working on incorporating EODEM into Axiell Collections in 2024. And of course EODEM is already available in the current releases of MuseumPlus and musdb.
It’s been a while coming but … today, 1 September 2023, the CIDOC Documentation Standards Working Group (DSWG) announced the launch of its Exhibition Object Data Exchange Model (EODEM) as a live, finalised standard. Specification files can be accessed via the project’s pages on the CIDOC website, and developers can obtain support via email.
The aim of EODEM is to save people working in museums from wasting their time continually cutting and pasting (or even worse, retyping) information between different collections management systems (CMSs) when they’re borrowing objects for exhibitions.
Continue reading EODEM update 8 – launch
I was very pleased to hear EODEM referred to last week, during the third Balboa Park Online Collaborative webinar on Dreaming of a New Collections Management System (a really interesting series, well worth watching if you haven’t already, and have the time). But then, as it was Richard Light speaking, and he’s been hard at work recently on building an EODEM importer / exporter for MODES, perhaps it wasn’t so surprising – but this made we realise it’s time to share where we are with the EODEM project.
Continue reading EODEM update 1