Available now: Beta version of ArchivesSpace Data Dictionary

January 31, 2018By Christine KimNews No Comments

Following on from a discussion on the Users Group in late November, we’re pleased to announce the availability of a beta version of a data dictionary for ArchivesSpace. You can access it at https://desolate-tundra-60608.herokuapp.com/. (Once it’s formally released it will move to a more permanent location and URL.) The ArchivesSpace Data Dictionary provides a simple mechanism … 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

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: https://youtu.be/fuJ5AkD4p2I Slides from all presenters Feel free to contact the ArchivesSpace program team (ArchivesSpaceHome@lyrasis.org) 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 http://lyrasis.adobeconnect.com/r1232xs0ku9h/ 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

All About Community: Everything’s Up-to-Date at the Kansas City Regional Forum

January 2, 2018By Christine KimAll About Community, Regional Forums No Comments

Contributed by: Marcella Huggard, Manuscripts Coordinator, University of Kansas Hosting a regional forum in Kansas City As soon as Christine Kim mentioned the possibility of organizing regional forums around the United States in addition to the main forum held every year in conjunction with the Society of American Archivists’ annual meeting, I told her I … Read More