VITA News

It’s spring, and that means spring-cleaning time. If you’re thinking about refresing the look and feel of your VITA Digital Toolkit site, we can help! Our helpsite has tons of useful resources we’ve written about how to navigate and customize the front-end of VITA. We’ve also added some example resources from other VITA members who have graciously shared templates, […]

Get ready to have your mysteries solved… Tell us about your VITA “mystery questions” to be featured on our social media in April. We’ll be publishing your stories – the solved and the still mysterious – on our blog throughout April. Join us with #MysteryMonth on Twitter and Facebook. Read about Mystery Month on the ODW […]

Last week we attended the Ontario Library Association SuperConference in Toronto. We love getting the chance to catch up with VITA members and show off our newest upgrades. Besides our usual Expo Hall booth, we shared research in a few ways. Our practicum student Tiffany Luk presented a poster about web traffic to VITA newspaper […]

Discover these new collections in VITA New VITA member Weston Historical Society has digitized and uploaded 35,000 newspaper pages from fragile paper & microfilm Waterloo Public Library has added 125,000 pages of the Waterloo Chronicleand related titles from microfilm and paper, plus their index records, dating back to 1868 Newmarket Public Library digitized the 1967 History of the Town of Newmarket, a 370-page text […]

We are thrilled to say that we’ve finished the restore process for our VITA Toolkit partner sites. All sites are now back online, and your OurOntario.ca search results should be working. You may discover an occasional item record that fails to load as we finish restoring some of the biggest files in our collections. If you visit […]

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