Links to other online registrar related resources including registrar organisations in different countries.

Advice, Information and Events

Touring Exhibitions Group

Collections Mobility

CEN, European Committee for Standardization

Network of European Museum Organisations

Association of Independent Museums


Arts Council
Covers Renaissance in the Regions, Accreditation Standard and the Designation Scheme

Arts Council – Government Indemnity Scheme

Art Council – Immunity from seizure

National Museums Directors’ Council – Spoliation

Institute of Art and Law

Bizot Group

Sustainable Exhibitions for Museums!talks/csvb

ICOM (International Council of Museums)
Code of ethics

Red list

CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)

The Art Loss Register

National Heritage Act 1983

Intellectual Property Office – Exceptions to Copyright: Museums, archives and libraries…/375956/Libraries_Archives_and_Museums.pdf

Museums Association – ethical guidelines, toolkits and advice

UK – country, regional and local websites offering information on events, news, workshops and training and job opportunities

Essex Museum Development

Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales

Glasgow Life, Museums

London Museums Group

Museum Development East Midlands

Museum Development in London

Museum Development North East

Museum Development North West

Museum Development West Midlands

Museum Development Yorkshire

Museums Galleries Scotland

Northern Ireland Museums Council

South East Museum Development Programme

South West Museum Development Programme

The South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

The Yorkshire Federation of Museums and Galleries in Yorkshire and Humberside

Registrar Organisations


Australasian Registrars Committee


Austrian Registrars Committee

Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden

Nordic Group


Association Française des Régisseurs d’Oeuvres d’Art (AFROA)


Registrars Deutschland


Hungarian Registrars Group



The Netherlands





Swiss Registrars


Registrars Committee of the American Association of Museums

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists

Resources on Documentation and Information Management in Museums

Archaeology Data Service (ADS)

ArcHSearch (ADS)

Archives & Museum Informatics

Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)

Virtual Museum of Canada

Collections Trust


European Union organisations and initiatives
Cultural Heritage Applications Unit, DG Information Society

Forum on Information Standards in Heritage (FISH)

Getty Trust (including the former Art History Information Program and Getty Information Institute)
General information on Getty vocabularies

Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)

Cultural Objects Name Authority

Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)

International Council of Museums (ICOM) General information

Virtual Library museums pages
ICOM-L discussion list

International Committee for Documentation of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-CIDOC)

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

Museum Computer Network (MCN) (US)

Museums Computer Group (MCG) (UK)

Research Libraries Group General information

UNESCO Cultural Heritage