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eHive is a web-based collection cataloguing system. Our system is used worldwide by hundreds of museums, societies and private collectors to catalogue objects, store images, manage acquisition information and publish their collections online.
eHive can be accessed from any computer or device running a web browser, including PCs, Mac and mobiles. We take care of hosting and backing up your data, so your collection information is both secure and readily accessible. We also perform all of the system upgrades so any enhancements to eHive are made immediately available to you.
Find out about using eHive to catalogue, organise and publish your collection online.
We’ve put together some answers to common questions about using eHive, our online cataloguing and public access system.
Do more with your data. Use eHive’s WordPress plugins, programming interfaces and data harvesting features.
Communities in eHive allow users to connect on the basis of a theme, such as a geographic location or type of collection.
eHive has features in place to ensure the security and preservation of your data.
eHive applies professional standards in collection management practice through research & development by Vernon Systems.
Let us help you convert your data. We’ve worked with many types of collections and databases.
eHive is developed by Vernon Systems. Our team of museum & IT professionals provide exceptional support for our proven range of products.
eHive pricing is based on the storage space used. The subscription levels cover use of the software, storage and ongoing development.
5 min read Many museums start their cataloging in Excel. Unfortunately, as this spreadsheet becomes more complicated, Excel is increasingly difficult to use. When spreadsheets become large it’s harder to find what you are looking for. Unlike a supported system, you alone have to solve all the problems of a growing collection, make sure that your team can get access, and keep up regular maintenance. Museums are in the forever business. We go out of our way to protect objects
Welcome to our first THE BUZZ newsletter. Every few weeks we will be sharing some updates on eHive and interesting things that we have come across in the wider world of museums and collections. Don’t miss out. Subscribe to the newsletter mailing list. Now you can upload PDF files to eHive. We’ve just rolled out the latest major upgrade to eHive. You can now attach PDF files to object records and each image & document has options for public access. The new “Edit PDF files”
We’ve just rolled out the latest major upgrade to eHive. The two new features are support for PDF document files linked to object records and new options per image & document to control which files public users have access to.