Recording and slides from the Transforming XLS to EAD webinar

June 29, 2018By Christine KimWebinars No Comments

Thanks to all who joined us for the Transforming XLS to EAD: Importing Component Hierarchies webinar on June 27. Special thanks to our presenters Elizabeth Perkes (Utah State Archives), Jason Ronallo (NCSU Libraries), Ben Johnson (Harvard Business School), and Kelly Spring (East Carolina University). Resources from the webinar are now available: Link to the recording: Slides from … Read More

Annual Member Forum – presentation ideas

June 26, 2018By Christine KimMember Forums No Comments

Would you like to present at the ASpace Annual Member Forum? Are you still brainstorming ideas? Here are some suggestions that were submitted through our ideas form: Possible discussions: Legacy metadata: I’d be interested in a discussion of getting legacy metadata in various formats into ArchivesSpace (as in, not AT or Archon migrations). I can … Read More

ArchivesSpace v2.4.1 released

June 25, 2018By Christine KimReleases No Comments

ArchivesSpace is announcing the availability of v2.4.1. You can download it at This minor release fixes a bug introduced in 2.4.0 that affected searching by date in the public user interface. Thank you to Mark Custer for identifying the issue so that our developers could quickly address it. The release also contains two community … Read More

All About Community: Awesome ArchivesSpace Ad Hoc Working Group

June 20, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Maggie Hughes, Collections Data Archivist, UCLA Earlier this month, we announced a new resource for the ASpace community: Awesome ArchivesSpace Awesome ArchivesSpace is an awesome list. It points to resources (code, blog posts, slide decks, journal articles — anything with a URL, really) regarding ArchivesSpace created by the community that are dispersed around the … Read More

Webinar Announcement: Transforming XLS to EAD

June 19, 2018By Christine KimWebinars No Comments

Transforming XLS to EAD: Importing Component Hierarchies When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT) Where: Webinar at Dial-in only option: 888-354-0094 — Access code is 731627 No registration required. The session is limited to the first 100 participants. Please feel free to host a … Read More

ArchivesSpace Update – May 2018

May 31, 2018By Christine KimMonthly Updates No Comments

May 2018 Update We are excited to share exciting community updates, including updates on regional forums and the upcoming 4th annual Member Forum. New stories are up on the blog, and we have another great webinar coming up in June! Read on for more news! Development The ArchivesSpace team is pleased to announce a release … Read More

User Insights: Organizing an ArchivesSpace Training for Smaller Institutions

May 31, 2018By Christine KimUser Insights No Comments

Contributed by: Adrienne Harling, Archivist, San Francisco Symphony As ArchivesSpace is now the industry standard for Archival collection management and finding aid generation, organizations of all sizes are looking to adopt it. To do this successfully, it is ideal to get in-person training as well as membership access to the wealth of self-help instructional materials … Read More

All About Community: Technical Documentation sub-team

May 30, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Scott Hanrath, Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and Discovery Services, University of Kansas Libraries The Technical Documentation sub-team of the ArchivesSpace Technical Advisory Council (TAC) seeks to make sure that the technical documentation for ArchivesSpace meets the needs of the community. The technical documentation is intended to help developers and IT staff install, … Read More