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 »
eHive’s WordPress plugins let you build your own branded websites that display account and object information from eHive. We’ve been steadily updating our WordPress plugins since we launched the beta version in November 2012.
We hope you had a great break, and are feeling refreshed and ready for 2013. We used the Christmas and New Year break to implement an overhaul of our systems, so we are re-vamped and revving for a busy year ahead. Here’s what we did: – Upgraded key underlying software on the eHive servers, including the operating system. – Added another 3 servers (eHive now runs across 10 servers) – Split some of the application to separate servers to help
In 2010 we developed version 1.0 of our WordPress plugins and application programming interface (API). We’re now ready to make this public.
After extensive restoration of the magnificent 17th century building, the Abingdon County Hall Museum has reopened with three floors of new exhibitions. Originally built to house law courts, since 1919 the County Hall has held a variety of local collections of geology, archaeology and history. The main gallery now tells the story of Abingdon-on-Thames, the longest continually inhabited settlement in England, and features the last MGB roadster car made in the town. Upstairs in the attic there are town treasures
The remote central Queensland location of the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre has proved no barrier to visitors. Since its opening in 1988 it has drawn a huge number of national and international visitors to experience the centre and see its architecturally iconic buildings. The collections tell the story of the explorers, indigenous people, pastoralists and stock workers of the extraordinary landscape of interior Australia. The collections include a large archival collection and fantastic photographic collection.
We’ve been working hard on our programming interfaces to eHive. The first part of this has now been released with the addition of support for data harvesting in the latest upgrade.
Would you like to attend the eHive workshop in New Lanark? Date: May 23 2012 Place: New Lanark, Scotland Time: 10am – 3.30pm Cost: free Please bring a WIFI enabled laptop to participate in the ‘hands on’ section of the afternoon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings. Seats are limited! (article image: Pedro Plassen Lopes)
We have completed our inaugural eHive features survey. For those that participated in the survey, thank you for taking the time to fill this out. Your feedback is valuable for shaping our development plans. We will be running surveys again in the future, as they are a simple and quick way you can help us prioritise our planned features. Advanced searching and more options for sorting and reporting featured highly in our survey results. We used a scale of 1–
Fairfield Halls is an entertainment venue with a rich history. Based in Croydon, South London, Fairfield Halls comprises a gallery, theatre and concert hall buildings that were opened in 1962. Over the years, a large and colourful selection of Fairfield Halls’ archives has been gathered. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their opening, a selection of these archives is now online. The ‘Fairfield at 50’ project uses an eHive account and our WordPress plugins to create a branded website. You
Our new reporting tools allows reports to be downloaded in the background. This upgrade migrates the existing Excel and XML report options into the new Create Report function. As the report generation now happens in the background, there is now no upper limit on the number of records that can be included. We are also migrating the text indexing used in eHive from Apache Lucene to SOLR. The search options remain the same, but it allows us to more easily
Would you like to attend the eHive workshop in Hertford? Date: March 26 2012 Place: Hertford Time: 10am – 3.30pm Cost: free – lunch and refreshments will be provided* Please bring a WIFI enabled laptop to participate in the ‘hands on’ section of the afternoon. Contact email@example.com for bookings. Seats are limited! *with thanks to Hertfordshire Museums (article image on homepage: Anders Sandberg)