All About Community: User Documentation sub-team

July 30, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: John Zarrillo, Senior Archivist, New York University The Documentation sub-team of the ArchivesSpace Users Advisory Council is charged with writing and updating documentation to assist users of the ArchivesSpace application. This includes the online User Manual, screencasts, and video tutorials. Our goal is to assist all ArchivesSpace users, regardless of technical expertise. The … 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 https://github.com/archivesspace/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

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

All About Community: Integrations sub-team

April 30, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Patrick Galligan, Digital Archivist, Rockefeller Archive Center The ArchivesSpace Integrations sub-team supports the ArchivesSpace community by taking a transparent approach to documenting the integration of outside systems with the ArchivesSpace application. The sub-team meets once a month and we make our meeting notes and 2017-2018 work plan publicly available. We work with the … Read More

All About Community: Core Committers Group Highlights

March 28, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Laney McGlohon, Technical Lead, ArchivesSpace The Core Committers Group is a sub-team of the Technical Advisory Council for ArchivesSpace. The inaugural group convened in July 2017 to encourage code and documentation contributions to ArchivesSpace from the community, as well as to provide support to community members who would like to contribute to the … Read More

All About Community: The ArchivesSpace Technical Advisory Council

February 23, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Max Eckard, Archivist for Digital Curation, University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library The ArchivesSpace Technical Advisory Council provides technical guidance and engages the community to encourage an active community of developers. According to the bylaws, the purpose of the Council includes: providing overall technical guidance and reviewing external contributions to the code base … Read More

All About Community: Staff Interface Enhancement Working Group

January 18, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Lydia Tang, Special Collections Archivist-Librarian, Michigan State University Introduction Since arriving at Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections nearly 2.5 years ago and becoming an ArchivesSpace “power user,” I have become increasingly involved in the ArchivesSpace community.  From tuning in to the member list and contributing to JIRA tickets, to joining the ArchivesSpace … Read More

All About Community: Who’s Using the ArchivesSpace PUI?

November 8, 2017By Christine KimAll About Community No Comments

Contributed by: Mark Custer, Archivist and Metadata Coordinator, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Hi, everyone. This is Mark Custer, archivist and metadata coordinator at the Beinecke Library. While working on the ArchivesSpace PUI Enhancement project, I often wondered how many institutions were using the PUI. Of course, I knew of a few institutions, such … Read More