Collection and Research Management


 Collection and Research Management

Standard and optional modules

Corema consists of a number of standard modules that provide all the functionality necessary for an effective collection management. In addition, optional modules are also available.


Accessions Accessions and items with historical records, determination history, parentage and images. Standard
Item management Bulk update of accession items. Creation of item labels. Standard
Localities Geographic localities for accessions. Standard
Plots Research field plots. Standard
Projects Research projects. Standard
Inbox Handling of collection data transferred from external devices (PDA). Standard
Collection Explorer Web-based collection search and presentation.
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Taxa Taxa definition, nomenclature, rank, synonyms, common names, images, literature references and web references. Standard
Taxonomic groups Definition and nomenclature for taxa above species (e.g. genera, families, orders). Standard


Reports Reports with flexible selection criteria and sorting. View, print or export the reports to file. Standard
Maps Display collection localities on maps. Multiple map types and markers are available. View, print or export the maps to file. Optional
Labels Make item labels using flexible selection criteria. View, print or export the labels to file. Standard


Tasks Tasks related to collection management. Standard
Exchanges Exchanges of material from or to the collection. Standard
Loans Loans of material from or to the collection. Standard


Institutions Institution information. Multiple institutions can be defined. Standard
Collections Collection information and definitions. Multiple collections can be defined. Standard 1)
Locations Locations of the collection material. Standard
Assets Assets belonging to the collection. Standard
Contacts External contacts and contact types. Standard
Personnel Personnel related to the collection. Standard
Library Reference publications and documents. Standard
Permits Permits for the collection material. Standard


User accounts Authorization of users. Standard
Role types Roles with access rights for user authorization. Standard


Acc. item codes Code lists specific for accession item types. Standard
Acc. item status Status codes for accession items. Standard
Acc. item types Definition of accession item types. Standard
Authors Valid authors and abbreviations. Standard
Code list types Definition of code list types. Standard
Code lists Content of the code lists. Standard
Countries ISO Country list. Standard
Custom attributes User defined attributes for accessions and taxa. Standard
Journals Journal references. Standard
Label types Definition of common and custom label types. Standard
Location types Location and asset types. Standard
Map providers Custom and predefined map providers. Standard
Regions ISO Country subdivisions. Standard
Report types Definition of common and custom report types. Standard
Restriction types Restrictions on the usage of specific collection items. Standard
Taxonomic ranks Definition of the taxonomic ranks used for taxa and taxonomic groups. Standard
Web links Definition of links for web search. Standard


System tasks Tasks for system and database maintenance. Standard
Configurations View of the system configuration. Standard
Import data Data imports from xlsx-, tsv- and csv-files. Optional


Task scheduler Definition and management of user defined tasks. Standard
E-mail templates Definition of e-mail templates. Standard
E-mail accounts Definition of personal e-mail accounts. Standard



1) One collection is standard, multiple collections are optional.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2020
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