Vernon CMS supports links to external web pages from all key record types, including object collection records. By using the associated External File Category field, you can clearly mark what kind of content is expected from that web page. Examples of specialised web content pages include Vimeo and Youtube video pages, Sketchfab 3D files, and Soundcloud audio files. Many web platforms provide their own embeddable players or viewers for the media files their platform stores. For example, Sketchfab provides a
Vernon Systems staff are currently working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re still here to help you and we can give you tips on working from home. Getting in touch We have access to all of our normal systems, so you can still raise support requests as usual. Because we’re not in our physical office, it will be harder to reach us by telephone. The phone line has been diverted to Paul Rowe’s mobile, but you should use email
Culture Waitaki Culture Waikati is the cultural hub for North Otago, New Zealand. Contributing organisations include North Otago Museum, Forrester Gallery, Waitaki District Archive, Waitaki District Library, and Oamaru Opera House. Their new Vernon Browser website includes highlights from several of these organisations. You can see their online collection at https://collection.culturewaitaki.org.nz/explore Te Awamutu Museum Te Awamutu Museum is a regional museum in New Zealand’s Waikato region. Highlights of their collections include Taonga Māori artefacts and objects from early European settlers.
It’s been a busy few months for online collection projects based on Vernon Browser. It’s exciting to have many of our clients sharing their collections. These three websites have launched in June 2019. Museum of Transport and Technology Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has a collection of more than 300,000 items, all of which tell stories of technology, innovation, transport and social history in New Zealand. 1960s cocktail dress, MOTAT Over 80,000 items from the collection are now
This month we have revamped the NZ Museums website. NZ Museums showcases New Zealand’s museums and galleries and their collections. The website is an initiative of National Services Te Paerangi, a team at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. New Zealand museums, galleries and other collecting communities can contribute to NZ Museums through eHive, the online collection management system developed by Vernon Systems. eHive allows museums to catalogue their collections online, join and contribute to communities including NZ