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ArchivesSpace Users Group: Local Customizations

Plugins and Features

A feature developed by Harvard University for importing Excel spreadsheet files. Used at MIT primarily for the creation of archival objects (and their associated top containers) and digital objects. Part of the ArchivesSpace core code as of v2.8.0 (previously a plugin). 

Documentation on GitHub

Archival Objects

Digital Objects

A plugin developed by Hudson Molonglo and New York University that generates a spreadsheet of descriptive metadata for archival materials selected for digitization

Documentation on GitHub  

Local Documentation

  • Instructions
  • Component Unique Identifier policy (in progress)

A plugin developed by Atlas Systems that allows users to place requests for archival materials via the ArchivesSpace public user interface.

Documentation on GitHub

Local Documentation

A plugin that allows importing a name or subject authority record from the Library of Congress authorities database.

Documentation on GitHub

Digital Object plugin developed by Hudson Molonglo and New York University for adding related materials link in Archive-It out to an ArchivesSpace collection. This plugin is currently being tested in the development instance but may no longer be supported.

Documentation on GitHub

Controlled Value Lists

Controlled value lists are used to populate drop-down fields in accession, resource, digital object, subject, and agent modules throughout ArchivesSpace. The ArchivesSpace Users Group is in the process of evaluating and standardizing all of our controlled value lists to ensure data consistency across repositories.