We’re excited to release Awesome Adzebill, version 11.0 of Vernon CMS. Awesome Adzebill includes a new Activity file for managing Deaccessions, Version 1.0 of our web services programming interface, light exposure tracking, new fields in the Object and Person files, and a number of enhancements and changes to existing functionality.
This newsletter includes articles on Auckland Museum’s use of the Topic file, Nelson Provincial Museum’s collection website comments feature, Farnsworth Art Gallery’s new online collection microsite, cataloguing a smartphone app, Gold Coast City Gallery’s use of Vernon CMS, and the results of our 2017 museum survey.
We recently had a question on our users’ forum asking for advice on cataloguing a smartphone app. Here are some general tips about cataloguing born-digital objects, as well as some notes on multimedia material that you might only have in analogue form (such as reels of film).
Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland has a collection of approximately 15,000 works focuses on American art from the 18th century to the present. Of these works, over 5,000 are searchable on the museum’s collection database using our Vernon Browser module.
The Orangery at the Fan Museum in Greenwich, London, was the stunning venue for a recent eHive workshop on the afternoon of March 13th.