Remembering the victims of the Christchurch attack
This newsletter follows in the wake of the terrorist attack on New Zealand’s Islamic communities on the 15th March. We give our support to all of those affected by this tragic event and we encourage empathy for all of the cultures that make up our country. Al salam Alaikum — peace be upon you.
The artwork is from Pat Campbell. The silver fern depicts 50 people in stages of various stages of Muslim prayer.
Updates – Version 12
January saw the release of 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.
Case Study – Norfolk Island
The Norfolk Island Museum has been running since the late 1980s. The collection and storage areas are located across six historic buildings in the World Heritage-listed Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area (KAVHA), which is one of eleven Australian Convict Sites.
Conference – Collections Care Conference
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.
Conference – AICCM Managing Risks to Collections
AICCM Managing Risks to Collections conference, 18-20 Feb 2019, Melbourne
Kate McCaughan attended
Pricing – Daily and hourly rates increase
Our hourly and daily service rates will increase from 1 April 2019. This is the first increase since 2013. The full details of our new rates are on our Customer Support Portal. Our Vernon CMS licence values are unchanged, so there is no change to client’s annual support and upgrade fees.
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He created a moral rule for himself: “What we see is beautiful; what we know more beautiful; what we cannot grasp, most beautiful.
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