Webinar Announcement: An Introduction to ArchivesSpace v3.0 and the Expanded Agents Module

January 5, 2021By Jessica Dowd CrouchNews No Comments

Webinar Recording Webinar Slides Test server: http://aspace-anw-429.lyrtech.org/staff/ username admin/password admin Contact ArchivesSpaceHome@lyrasis.org if you are interested in providing feedback and testing the expanded agents module. ArchivesSpace will be offering a webinar focusing on the upcoming ArchivesSpace v3.0 release and the expanded agent module functionality that is the exclusive focus of this update. While the required … Read More

User Insights: “And then there was one…” A case study on merging ArchivesSpace instances

December 8, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchCase Studies No Comments

Contributed by: Megan Schanz and Lydia Tang of Michigan State University. In this post, Megan Schanz and Lydia Tang of ArchivesSpace member institution Michigan State University outline MSU’s need to combine two separate ArchivesSpace implementations and the steps they took to accomplish this task.  They have made their migration documentation and scripts available to anyone. … Read More

ArchivesSpace v2.8.1 now available

November 19, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchNews, Releases No Comments

ArchivesSpace is announcing the availability of v2.8.1. You can download it at https://github.com/archivesspace/archivesspace/releases/tag/v2.8.1. This release includes improvements to the spreadsheet importer, additional settable record type preferences, some bug fixes and small feature improvements, and a number of infrastructure upgrades. Included among these are some performance, indexer, and small backend and staff interface improvements courtesy of … Read More

ArchivesSpace Update – October 2020

October 30, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchMonthly Updates, News No Comments

Development We’re finishing up the next release and expect to have a release candidate by early next week. ArchivesSpace 2.8.1 will include improvements to the spreadsheet importer, additional settable record type preferences, bug fixes and small feature improvements, and infrastructure upgrades. It will also include some performance, indexer, and small backend and staff interface improvements … Read More

ArchivesSpace Update – September 2020

September 30, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchMonthly Updates, News No Comments

Development We’re continuing to work toward the next release of ArchivesSpace. The major focus of work right now is finishing up expanding the agents module. We’re also working on enhancements to the spreadsheet importer, reviewing some substantial community pull requests, and gem upgrades. Position Announcement: ArchivesSpace Technical Lead We are seeking an energetic and collaborative … Read More

Position Announcement: ArchivesSpace Technical Lead

September 29, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchJob Openings No Comments

We are seeking the next energetic and collaborative Technical Lead for ArchivesSpace, an open-source, archives information management web application designed for managing descriptive information about archives, manuscripts, and digital objects.  (http://www.archivesspace.org/) The Technical Lead is responsible for oversight, management, and development of the ArchivesSpace application, a large open source software platform used by people around … Read More

ArchivesSpace Hacktoberfest 2020

September 28, 2020By Jessica Dowd CrouchNews No Comments

This October, ArchivesSpace will be participating in Hacktoberfest, a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean. Hacktoberfest is open to anyone who contributes pull requests to participating open source repositories on GitHub. Whether you’re new to ArchivesSpace development or a long-time contributor, we encourage you to get involved. No specific background or skill … Read More