Reply To: Database Software for Archival and Museum Collections

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Amanda,

I built my own database in MS Access for costs and flexibility reasons. With a dedicated program like RE:discovery or PastPerfect you need tech support to change things or modify workings and you could pay through the nose at least for RE:D. I think a self-made system with additional fields could serve for both artifact and records as I have done.

I feel your pain,

Marybeth
Marybeth S.F. Tomka, M.A.
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