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Launch website and invite museums to express interestEarly Nov 2023
Beta release of core systemLate Nov 2023
Begin training and onboarding of museumsDec 2023
Work with initial use cases to configure APIs and export dataFrom Dec 2023
Register Museum Data Service as a charitable companyEarly 2024
Launch interface for accessing public MDS dataMay 2024
100 collections in MDS by end of Bloomberg-funded start-up phaseMay 2024
Publish collection summaries for all 1,700 Accredited museumsMay 2024
Ongoing MDS operation based at University of Leicester begins with AHRC supportJune 2024
Object records of half of Accredited museums in MDS2028
Object records of all Accredited museums in MDS2033

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