Expand your VITA collection with public additions and stories. Users can share and describe their personal items, or tell a story from anywhere. The Contribution option completes the circle of what a "Community Collection" means!
Spotlight on Groups
Groups bring together items that share subjects, themes, or special occasions and we're putting them in the spotlight!
VITA 5 means Groups are:
included in search results
receive more attention
Great for identifying pivotal points from across the globe in personal interviews, family genealogical records, and more! Now you can pin multiple locations in any record and tell your stories by location.
A new look at Exhibits
Exhibits let us talk about our content and our community. They are storyboards, linking collection items with narratives that offer fresh and broader perspectives. Now, create exhibits with...
full descriptive records
full text searchable pages/panels
records in search results
optimization for discovery everywhere!
VITA site interface redesign
Thanks to a User Experience designer, VITA sites are getting a fresh new look and style that highlights collection content and user interactions in an intuitive, familiar interface that looks something like this...
Funding for these VITA 5 developments provided
by the Government of Ontario