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

Webinar Announcement: Unit Testing and the Testing Sub-Team: Varying Approaches to Testing ArchivesSpace Pre-Releases

December 8, 2017By Christine KimWebinars 2 Comments

Unit Testing and the Testing Sub-Team: Varying Approaches to Testing ArchivesSpace Pre-Releases When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 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 … Read More

ArchivesSpace Update – November 2017

November 17, 2017By Christine KimMonthly Updates No Comments

November 2017 Update This month’s update highlights many exciting developments that are underway. The Staff Interface Enhancement Working Group has drafted up recommendations and needs community feedback before we can move into development. We can still use some help testing the Archivists’ Toolkit migration tool that migrates directly into ArchivesSpace version 2.1.2. There’s also an … Read More

ArchivesSpace 2.2.1 released

November 17, 2017By Christine KimReleases No Comments

The ArchivesSpace team is pleased to release version 2.2.1! You can download the new release from Github at Please see the technical documentation for information on how to upgrade your ArchivesSpace installations. This release includes a number of bug fixes and improvements, including contributions by community members Lora Woodford, Mark Custer, Mark Cooper, Steve Majewski, … 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