The stunning setting of the Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History), Dublin, was the venue for the 2019 Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA) conference. I was one of the trade exhibitors but also managed to participate in two tours, as well as sitting in on some of the interesting talks. Day one commenced with a visit to the NMI‘s well-organized Collections Resources Centre in Swords where we were shown objects ranging from large taxidermy specimens to
The Vernon CMS has already brought a better and clearer understanding of our collections, and what areas the museum still needs to allocate time to improving.
Cambridge, 24.1.2019, Alex von der Becke Vernon Systems exhibited at the 5th annual SHARE/UCM Collections Care Conference. The theme of the conference was “Coping with managing your stuff!”. This covered different aspects, such as choosing an appropriate CMS to catalogue your collection, interesting projects involving large numbers of volunteers to input data and finally also easier ways of generating condition reports. Gordon McKenna, Standard Manager of the Collections Trust, on the theme of ‘Compliant Systems’ Gordon provided an overview of
We are excited to release Busy Bellbird, version 12.0 of Vernon CMS. Busy Bellbird includes User Interface changes for ease of use, including bigger buttons, one-click options on the Navigator, and changes to Quick Search. Busy Bellbird introduces a new tool for bulk updating fields, and a number of minor enhancements and changes to existing functionality.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out our Museum Collection Data Survey for 2018. We have never had as many participants, with 116 responses