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.
We have separated out the object image management into its own page. The new upload screen now supports drag and drop and will allow you to add up to 20 images in a single step.
We’re excited to launch a revamped, mobile-responsive eHive. After a herculean effort from our dedicated Development team your collection is now easier to view, discover and share from mobile phones and tablets.
We’ve added a Social Media section to eHive Public Profiles so you can encourage eHive visitors to discover more about your institution or collection.
Surf World is a unique museum that showcases Australian surf heritage and boasts the country’s largest collection of surfboards. You can now explore their collection online with eHive.
All That Remains is is a collections-driven exhibition project that explores New Zealanders’ objects related to WWI from both overseas and the home front.
Version 4.2.1 of eHive is the latest of a series of upgrades. Key changes include the option for account holders to view higher resolution original images, links from object records to communities, and improvements in pick list maintenance. Additional enhancements include: Accounts which store original images can now access the higher resolution original image from the Object detail screen Pick list maintenance has been improved, with considerably faster performance Bug fixes for location pick list term counts and pick list
A major upgrade was completed on Oct 24th, updating the WordPress plugins, fixing some problems with the pending reports queues, and improve the screens for editing your public profile. The latest upgrade to eHive included: WordPress plugin enhancements (for building custom branded websites) including adding image grids, based on an object records search, to any WordPress post or page. Revamp of the Edit My Profile -> Public Profile screen to have a cleaner layout and allow adding a Google
The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon has extensive collections covering the natural and human history of this beautiful area of England. Over 50,000 collection records and images are accessible through the eHive website. The museum is in the town of Barnstaple and includes the exhibition galleries, tourist information and a tea room. Go to Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon »