Elin Bornemann, Collections Officer Abingdon County Hall Museum is in Oxfordshire, England and is part of the Oxfordshire Museums Service. The museum is housed in the 17th-century Baroque style County Hall building, located in Abingdon’s central market place. The building was designed by a protégé of Sir Christopher Wren. Abingdon County Hall Museum interior The Oxfordshire Museums Service administrates a central database on which the collections of all the member museums are catalogued. This Modes database can be accessed remotely
Conference notes from Australia and New Zealand’s first ever combined Museums Australia and Museums Aotearoa conference. The conference was held in Auckland on May 2016.
We’re excited to be launching the revamped, rebranded eHive website. The main changes are to support mobile access from smaller screens, such as phones and tablets, and to comply with accessibility standards. This redesign tackles just the essential changes required for us to support mobile and accessible access, but we’ll be continuing to fine-tune things over the next few months. Technology upgrade This is the completion of our project to replace the technology used in eHive web pages. eHive was
The Museums and the Web conference is one of the best conferences for finding out the current state of play for technology within the GLAM sector. Featuring speakers from around the world, the conference goes far beyond the ‘web’ in its title, covering everything from design methodologies to virtual reality. This year’s conference was in downtown Los Angeles. The Program This was a milestone; the 20th North American Museums and the Web conference. It was a timely reminder that we’re still
This is the 100th issue of COLLECTION CONNECTION, the quarterly newsletter we have been publishing for 25 years. This issue includes articles about two new sites, The Australian Ballet and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, a case study about Waddesdon Manor, an overview of collection auditing tools in Vernon CMS, and a profile of our new info.ehive.com website.