The Australian Ballet’s collection consists of approximately 30 000 costumes, and scenery and props for a hundred Productions. Vernon CMS was selected as the collection management system to support the management of this collection.
One of the most popular articles on the Vernon Systems website (www.vernonsystems.com) has been RFID Technology in use at the Otago Museum. This was published in November 2011 and made some assumptions about the value of the technology, and the benefits that would be achieved. We decided it was time for a follow up. Has it been a success or a costly learning exercise? Has RFID tagging made objects easier to find, sped up processes and reduced the handling of
Jude McBean, Regional Gallery Director, Grafton Regional Gallery. The Grafton Regional Gallery, established in 1988, started with a paper-based database for recording information about artworks and people. Two digital databases began in the early 1990s. These files were fashioned from MS Access and further developed to answer the requirements of managing over 3,000 objects and nearly 4,000 people.
June 2015 Staff News Museums Australia Conference Paul Rowe was at the Vernon Systems stand at the Museums Australia conference. This year’s conference ran from 21st-24th of May in Sydney Town Hall. You can view Paul’s presentation on “How to cope when you open your digital doors” on Slideshare. The Slideshare page includes a Notes section at the bottom right with a rough transcript of the presentation. Upcoming Events Australian and New Zealand User Group meetings Conferences: Vernon Systems will
March 2015 Staff News Upcoming Conferences Kate McCaughan will be representing Vernon Systems at the annual Museums Aotearoa conference on 6-8th May. This year’s venue is Otago Museum in Dunedin. You can also meet Paul Rowe at the Vernon Systems stand at the Museums Australia conference. This year’s conference runs from 21st-24th of May in Sydney. Paul will be presenting at 11:00am on 24th May on the topic “How to cope when you open your digital doors”. Upcoming Events Vernon