Leisa attends the MuseumNext conference
MuseumNext in Melbourne 2017 was all about “risk”. If you don’t try, you don’t gain, but you also don’t lose. But many speakers took the time and care to stress that there are genuine costs to inaction.
Alex von der Becke visits the Auckland office
Alex has been our UK-based staff member since 2014. Alex provides invaluable support and training for our European sites, as well as representing us at local conferences. This month we had the pleasure of Alex visiting our head office in Auckland to work with the rest of the team.
Vernon Systems staff will be attending several national conferences during April and May. These include Museums and the Web (Cleveland, USA), Museums Aotearoa (NZ), Museums Galleries Australia, Museums and Heritage Show (UK), and the Natural Sciences Collections Association (UK).
Microsites: The quick and cost-effective way to build a fully-featured online collection website
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.
Rotorua Museum online collection
Rotorua Museum is currently closed while damage from the November 2016 earthquake is assessed. However, you can still explore their collection online. The collection site was recently relaunched with a new version of Vernon Browser and updated branding.
Vernon CMS 10.1
The latest minor update to Vernon CMS was released on February 24th. Vernon CMS 10.1 includes changes to speed up List Manager thumbnail view, support for older Word template formats in Word 2013, and several minor fixes. You can download this from the Customer Support Portal.
The Vernon Escrow flashdrive for this quarter is in secure storage. The barcode label is V051265.
Vernon CMS v10.1
Vernon Browser v3.3.2