The beta version of eHive is currently available. If you want to request a beta account now, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org The eHive team is hard at work enhancing features and creating new ways to get the most out of eHive. There are several features that you will see on eHive in the coming months.
Archives for December 2008
The major focus for the development team over the last month has been the community functions of the system. With eHive, all content is stored in a giant database running on parallel servers. Individual account holders (e.g. a museum or private collector) can manage their collection in their own private area just like they would in a traditional package installed on their computer. However, having all of the information stored in one place makes it very easy for users to
It's been relentlessly cloudy and wet weather here in Auckland over the winter, so it feels somehow appropriate that we've been working on tag cloud functions. Tags are descriptive keywords and phrases that users can add to page to help others find content. For example, a painting might have been described as an oil on canvas by Picasso featuring a clock. Additional tags could be added for 'painting', 'Pablo Picasso' and 'Grandfather clock', all of which will help with finding
Whether you are a small museum or individual collector, there are many things you can do now to prepare to digitise your collections. Since the Copyright laws in New Zealand have just changed for the first time since 1994, it is the perfect time to find out what you always wished you knew. Copyright – an easy introduction These guidelines provide you with introductory information on some of the copyright questions that are often raised in the museum, heritage and