[vcf-midatlantic] Museum inventory database software

Ben Greenfield ben at cogs.com
Mon Dec 25 20:07:41 EST 2017


I find filemaker pro to be a  good database that is very easy to create and modify by people not dbas.

Ben

> On Dec 25, 2017, at 8:00 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
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>> Define reasonably priced
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> We know it when we hear the number. :)
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>> and what metadata need to be tracked?
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> Exact details are TBD, but presumably there would be master categories such as hardware - software - document - and "other". Then each category would drill down as needed, for example, hardware > computer > microcomputer > Commodore > 64, with various fields such as item number, does it work, cosmetic condition, who donated it, etc. ..... we can't possibly think of all the sub-categories in advance, so there would be plenty of rearranging as needed.
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