Half of the museums planning to publish their collection online in 2016 have done it…… Did the other half give up? Vernon Systems asked New Zealand and Australian Museums how they share their collections online. This survey from 2017 was a follow up to the survey results from 2016. This year we had 73 organisations respond, from a possible 500 that were sent the survey. The museums that did respond were mostly Social History collections and there are fewer Fine Art collections this year than
The Orangery at the Fan Museum in Greenwich, London, was the stunning venue for a recent eHive workshop on the afternoon of March 13th.
Last year we contacted you with our Museum Survey. We were very happy with the response we had from Australian and New Zealand museums. Our survey looked at whether museums shared their collections online, and if so, how. The results can be seen here. This year we are following up the survey. Please take a few minutes to answer a few quick questions. All answers will remain anonymous and we are happy to share the results. Enter the survey here.
This issue of Collection Connection profiles some of the recent online collection microsites we have worked on, recaps Alex von der Becke’s visit to our head office, includes Leisa’s thoughts on the MuseumNext conference, and a has list of our upcoming conference events.
The Vernon Browser module is a tool that integrates into Vernon CMS to share your collection. There are three broad approaches to developing an online collection website using the Browser module. This post outlines the three approaches and focuses on the simplest solution – an online collection microsite.