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
Auckland Museum has launched its new online collection website. This new site makes over million records freely available, adding many new features in the process. We’re excited to have helped with publishing data from Vernon CMS, including the social and natural history object collection and the Cenotaph military personnel records.
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
In 2005, Puke Ariki received the donation of the Swainson/Woods Collection, a nationally and regionally significant photographic collection. The archives are from two local photography studios which operated between 1923 and 1997, Swainson’s Studios and Bernard Woods Studio. This collection traces both the lives of Taranaki people and the development of photography over time. The collection features a wide range of studio portraiture and local photographs of public and social events.
Charles and I attended this year’s National Digital Forum conference in Wellington in November. The conference is focused on digital projects in the Culture and Heritage sector. In no particular order, here are ten projects or tools that I discovered during the conference and recommend checking out: Search Creative Commons Need an image for a presentation to illustrate something? You can use the Search Creative Commons site to search for resources you can reuse, provided you cite the source for