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
Case Study: Using Articheck condition report tool with Vernon CMS
Case Study: How Auckland Council Public Art display collection objects on a map
Case Study: NZ Museums website revamped
There are several situations when displaying collection objects on a map is useful. It may be to show where specimens were collected (such as the Queensland Museum’s collection in Atlas of Living Australia) or it could be that location is a central feature of the artwork, such as Public Art.
Articheck is a digital condition report tool specially designed for collectors such as galleries and museums. Articheck can be used on mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. Vernon CMS can export object records in a format for import into Articheck, streamlining your condition reporting workflow.
Sketchfab is a platform for sharing 3D digital models. It’s used for sharing models of everything from artwork to architectural elements, and from objects up to large scale buildings. Historic Environment Scotland have been using Sketchfab to share a variety of models and you can see all of them on Historic Environment Scotland’s Sketchfab profile page. As some of the models are of collection objects, the next logical step was to reference these from Vernon CMS and publish them as