Two minor updates to eHive were performed during January 2009. These included several fixes and enhancements: Stylesheet changes to fix page displays in some browsers (particularly Internet Explorer 6.0) Fixed a problem saving changes to the edit (create) screen Added new sorting options in the result views Reduced the compression in image thumbnails to give better quality
Archives for January 2009
‘User Tagging of Online Cultural Heritage Items’ is a paper that has been prepared by a team of four staff from various Australian museums, archives and libraries on the value of user tagging. The paper is the result of a survey of Australian and New Zealand cultural institutions, and comes to some interesting conclusions.
The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses explores the innovation, sacrifice and daring of Scottish shipping history. Hundreds of lighthouses have been in use in Scotland since the 1700s to protect ships from the treacherous coasts. There were also dangers on land, with the coastline claiming the lives of Lighthouse keepers. Lighthouses evolved from a using a naked flame to using gigantic lenses and technology. Read more about the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses and view their first objects on eHive. Go to