Why VITA?

VITA is a cloud-based end-to-end solution for libraries, museums, archives, heritage and historical and other groups looking to build, manage and display digital collections of images, newspapers, oral histories, 3D objects and more.

The toolkit includes a sophisticated data management system, full customization options, and a comprehensive public-facing website for exhibiting your collections. Our advanced technologies also means all content is easy to search, and optimized for online discovery on the world wide web.

Complete solution

  • web-based data management
  • hosting and back up of digital files
  • fully customizable website
  • cutting edge search, browse & discover technologies
  • optimized web presence for global discovery
  • one-on-one and community support

User friendly

  • User friendly templates
  • Easy to use templates and secure login accounts means staff, administrators and volunteers can access, upload and manage collection records.
  • Full support includes training, documentation, and one-on-one help for every step of the collection building process.
  • One-stop toolkit network connects staff with training resources, marketing materials, toolkit news and each other. Collaborative thinking = shallower learning curves!

Sustainable

  • VITA is a cost effective solution for the kind of features and functionality it offers.
  • VITA pairs standards-based, authoritative data management tools with a pleasing, sophisticated website so your staff can produce quality records and the public will enjoy exploring the results.
  • Plus, we maintain and update the system so your staff can focus on maintaining and promoting your digital collections.

“To create such a database and web presence would have taken a great amount of time to develop internally. OurDigitalWorld not only provided a great alternative but they also allowed us to remain on top of new technologies, they did this for the benefit of the user and without prompting.”

– David Sharron, Head of Special Collections & Archives, Brock University

Administrative tools

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    Visitor location tracking

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    Internal Monthly Statistics

     

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    Site visitors overview

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    Collaborative sites for multiple contributors

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    End user searches

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    Traffic by weekday

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    Traffic sources

VITA has built in tools for administrative needs:

  • Granular internal statistics
  • Comprehensive site traffic analytics
  • Instant optimization for discovery on the web to increase the visibility of your organization
  • Partnership and collaboration opportunities
  • And more…

Keep good company

Who uses VITA?

  • Archives, historical societies, women’s institutes
  • Museums, public libraries, universities
  • Schools, publishers, government libraries
  • and more…

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