Read about our attendance at the Summit for Technical Communicators in Denver and the American Alliance of Museums conference in New Orleans.
Vernon CMS was chosen as our preferred CMS for a range of reasons. We wanted a system that gave us the capability to expand our collection record keeping when we had capacity, but was still simple enough for day to day and immediate use, had strong reporting functionality and where system updates and support were readily available.
While the O’Keeffe’s Curatorial team started using Wrike in 2013, it struggled to make it stick. I was hired as Curatorial Project Coordinator in 2016, and charged with building system use and buy-in.
It’s been a busy few months for online collection projects based on Vernon Browser. It’s exciting to have many of our clients sharing their collections. These three websites have launched in June 2019. Museum of Transport and Technology Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has a collection of more than 300,000 items, all of which tell stories of technology, innovation, transport and social history in New Zealand. 1960s cocktail dress, MOTAT Over 80,000 items from the collection are now
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