Axiell training

Adlib – Sharpen your skills: Museum system essentials

Ben Doty Software Consultant

Most people don’t use the system to its full potential.

On this course, you will look at the most common uses of the system, including creating and editing records, navigating, searching, and linking records together, to develop the skills to make you more efficient, more effective, and more confident in the program.

New and experienced users alike will emerge with a better understanding of how to do what they need to do.

Attendees will learn how to enter, edit and save object descriptions, conservation and exhibition information, loans documentation, and how to search for, copy and print records. The course also includes creating and maintaining records in authority files, including the use of thesauri, and working with digital images.The course uses a mixture of practical exercises and demonstrations. The standard Adlib Museum software is used.


We can come to you and run sessions at your location for you and your team, anywhere in the UK, or you can take part in our scheduled classes below.

Aimed at

Anyone responsible for creating or editing data in Adlib Museum.

Guidance level

  • Introductory – No knowledge of Adlib is required.
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required.
Course type Course
Price Classes: £550 Classes: £550
In house sessions are £900 per day plus travel expenses
Duration 2 days 2 days
Trainer Ben Doty Ben Doty
Ben has worked for Axiell as a trainer since 2016, delivering online, on-site, and in-office trainings on an ever-increasing number of Axiell products. In addition, he assists with testing, performs data migrations, consults on new products, writes documentation, and helps out anywhere else necessary.

Ben came to Axiell from a heritage background, working and volunteering at many museums and archives, as well as pursuing a degree in Museum Studies, giving him an understanding of how customers are trying to use Axiell products that he uses to improve training.

The course is an excellent introduction to Adlib Museum with a good mix of practical exercises and discussion. Even if you are familiar with Adlib, you can still learn new skills and tips.

Clare Plascow, University of Reading University of Reading

An easy to follow course which will enable you to use the system with confidence.

Christa Makinson, Dumfries and Galloway Council Dumfries and Galloway Council

On site training is extremely beneficial for really focusing on how you want to develop and use the system.

Carly Davies, Denbighshire Heritage Service Denbighshire Heritage Service

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