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

Recording and slides for ASpace Roadmap webinar

January 18, 2018By Christine KimWebinars No Comments

Thanks to all who joined us for the ArchivesSpace Technology & Development Roadmap webinar on January 17. Special thanks to our presenter, Christine Di Bella (ArchivesSpace). Resources from the webinar are now available: Link to the recording: Slides from all presenters Feel free to contact the ArchivesSpace program team ( if you have any questions.

Welcome, LYRASIS’ new DevOps Specialist, Lora Woodford!

January 16, 2018By Christine KimNews No Comments

LYRASIS, the organizational home for ArchivesSpace, is pleased to announce that Lora Woodford will be joining us as our DevOps Specialist, working closely with the ArchivesSpace team on activities to better support ArchivesSpace users and improve the application. Lora knows ArchivesSpace well and is well-known in the ArchivesSpace community, having helped lead ArchivesSpace implementations at Johns Hopkins … Read More

User Insights: Transitioning to ArchivesSpace: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 11, 2018By Christine KimUser Insights No Comments

Contributed by: Amber J. D’Ambrosio, Processing Archivist & Records Manager, Willamette University Willamette University Archives and Special Collections migrated to ArchivesSpace (AS) in early 2016, not long after I assumed the position of Processing Archivist & Records Manager. I had herded my previous institution into AS from Archivists’ Toolkit (AT), and I felt comfortable working … Read More

Webinar Announcement: ArchivesSpace Technology & Development Roadmap

January 9, 2018By Christine KimWebinars No Comments

ArchivesSpace Technology & Development Roadmap  When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST) 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 webinar … Read More

ArchivesSpace Technology & Development Roadmap

December 22, 2017By Christine KimNews No Comments

In recent months we’ve been working to update both the content and the format of our technology and development roadmap. The results are now available as a series of PDFs linked from our wiki at Our roadmap now consists of a series of views targeted at the needs of different kinds of ArchivesSpace stakeholders. … Read More

ArchivesSpace Update – December 2017

December 21, 2017By Christine KimMonthly Updates No Comments

December 2017 Update We’re happy to round out the year with some exciting news. We have new migration tools that will help you migrate from either Archivists’ Toolkit or Archon directly into the latest ArchivesSpace version. We also just had a smaller release come out that addresses some bug fixes. The Staff Interface Enhancement Working … Read More

ArchivesSpace 2.2.2 released

December 15, 2017By Christine KimReleases No Comments

The ArchivesSpace program team is pleased to announce the availability of v2.2.2. While we are still finishing up some larger development work that is now due in January, including the first phases of the expanded agents module specification, we wanted to close out this busy development year by putting out one last small release. This … Read More

Recording and slides for ASpace Testing webinar

December 15, 2017By Christine KimWebinars No Comments

Thanks to all who joined us for the Unit Testing and the Testing Sub-Team: Varying Approaches to Testing ArchivesSpace Pre-Releases webinar on December 14. Special thanks to our presenters, Alex Duryee (New York Public Library) and Miloche Kottman (University of Kansas). Resources from the webinar are now available: Link to the recording: Slides from all presenters … Read More

User Insights: Using and Testing the ArchivesSpace PUI

December 13, 2017By Christine KimUser Insights No Comments

Contributed by: Annie Benefiel, Archivist for Collection Management, Grand Valley State University. This is a follow-up to a webinar on the public user interface on October 26. The Special Collections & University Archives at Grand Valley State University adopted ArchivesSpace as its primary collection management and finding aid discovery platform for archival and manuscript collections in … Read More