Documenting Your Collections
Info-Muse Network Documentation Guide

Les guides électroniques de la SMQ


The on-line version of this guide has been produced by the Société des musées québécois (SMQ) and Espace Courbe. A paper version is also available from the SMQ.

SMQ production team

  • Françoise Simard: Project Manager and Director of the Info-Muse Network
  • Hugo Barrette: Research and production, specialist in collection computerization for the Info-Muse Network
  • Katia Macias-Valadez: Revision, Communications Co-ordinator – Espace professionnel / Observatoire des musées (French-language version)
  • Anita Beaudoin: Secretarial services
  • Terry Knowles, Pamela Ireland: English translation

Espace Courbe production team (Technical, multimedia and graphic design)

  • Benoit Dubuc: Director of Production and Project Manager
  • Geoffroy O'Donoughue: XML programming for content management
  • Juan Stéphan: Computer graphic artist and integrator
  • Dominique Arpin: Integrating the search engine
  • Jean-Maxime Blais: Cover page concept

General supervision

  • Michel Perron: Executive Director, Société des musées québécois

Financial support

This project was made possible with the financial contribution of the Museums Assistance Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage.


We wish to thank all the museums that contrubuted to producing this guide, in particular those that provided us with sample documentation sheets. They are:

  • Avataq Cultural Institute
  • Exporail - Canadian Railway Museum
  • Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
  • Musée de Kamouraska
  • Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

Acknowledgements relating to the print editions

Acknowledgements for the first edition
Acknowledgements for the second edition
Acknowledgements for previous updates © Société des musées du Québec