Release candidate for ArchivesSpace v2.0.0

March 30, 2017By Christine Di BellaReleases No Comments

The ArchivesSpace program is pleased to announce that a release candidate – v2.0.0-RC1 ( – is now available for download and testing purposes. Version 2.0.0 of ArchivesSpace will be a major release, with many changes to the underlying technologies of the application as well as improved functionality in some key areas. Summary information about these changes … Read More

Resolution Honoring Bradley Westbrook, Founding ArchivesSpace Program Manager

March 23, 2017By Christine Di BellaNews No Comments

The ArchivesSpace Governance Board recently approved a resolution honoring Bradley Westbrook, ArchivesSpace’s founding program manager and longtime leader in archival information management. The text of the resolution was presented to him in February, and is as follows: Whereas, for more than a decade Bradley Westbrook has been a visionary leader in meeting the needs of … Read More

ArchivesSpace 1.5.4

March 21, 2017By Christine Di BellaReleases No Comments

The ArchivesSpace program team is announcing the availability of a small patch release, 1.5.4. This release remedies an issue that was preventing the METS export for digital objects from running. While our big focus right  now is on the next major release of ArchivesSpace (2.0.0), we’re releasing 1.5.4 now in the interest of minimizing disruption … Read More

ArchivesSpace Monthly Update March 2017

March 6, 2017By Christine Di BellaMonthly Updates No Comments

Development The ArchivesSpace team was pleased to release version 1.5.3 on February 15.  This minor release has some bug fixes, including a fix for the issue with resource components being exported in EAD in a different order from how they appear in the staff interface (, as well as improvements to overall performance. It features … Read More