Vernon User Group (VUG) Australasia 17-20 Oct 2022
We would love for you to join us at our annual online Vernon User Group (VUG) conference!
Our theme this year is Accessible Collections. The week includes speakers, feature request discussions, and company updates about past and present development.
It’s free for anyone from our client organisations to attend.
New Vernon Browser help website
Penny has been working hard this year to create our new Vernon Browser help website. It covers everything from preparing your data for it to go online, to using the admin functions once your online collection site is live.
Recently launched or upgraded Vernon Browser websites
Te Ahu Museum, Northland, New Zealand
Te Ahu Museum collects, cares for and keeps alive the precious histories and stories of our region Te Hiku o Te Ika – The Far North. Their taonga includes collections of pounamu (greenstone) and early carvings. Other major themes are gum digging and the Dalmatian settlers, the timber industry, early shipwrecks, and missionary pioneers.
Hagley Museum and Library, USA
Hagley Museum and Library seeks to inspire all people to be innovative in their lives through investigation and exploration of our historical collections, original DuPont powder yards, and online resources. Hagley’s museum collection comprises more than 65,000 artifacts, all of which tell stories of technology, innovation, and du Pont history.
Falkirk Museums: Feel Falkirk; Scotland
The Falkirk area is rich in heritage and they have some fascinating items in their collections. Their museums at Callendar House and Kinneil help people to think about their area, their identity, and their place in history. Their online collection has over 150,000 items including Roman pottery, mini skirts, and one of the first televisions ever made plus products from Falkirk’s industrial past.
SPNCC June 2022 conference
Museums + Heritage Show
Alex von der Becke attended the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections conference in Edinburgh and came back with these tips from Erika Anderson, Curator of Mineralogy at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
Join us on Slack
Slack is a messaging app for organisations. Our new Vernon CMS Slack workspace provides channels for our users to connect with the Vernon Systems team and with each other. It is useful for asking questions, especially when you don’t know who to ask. Slack allows your questions to be visible to many experts at once and can lead to several solution options.