The purpose of the Orbis Cascade Alliance’s ArchivesSpace documentation is to:
- Ensure a basic level of uniformity in the structure, encoding, and content of archival collection management metadata
- Promote interoperability of metadata
- Provide clear guidance on program-wide and institutional choices
- Ease the pathway from ArchivesSpace to Archives West
ArchivesSpace Usage: Importing EAD (PDF)
Instructions for importing EAD into ArchivesSpace to create Resource Records and support records. Identifies pre-migration cleanup tasks, common problems for A&M participating institutions, and interpretation of AS import logs.
Updates expected as institutions encounter and report additional situations.
Institutions that wish to upload and merge collection- and component- level can use this XML placeholder record.
Software: ArchivesSpace v. 2.5.2
Configuration notes: n/a
Current phase: Phase 5 (Approved)
Written by: Archival Collection Management Working Group of the Unique and Local Content Team
Approved by: n/a
Last updated: 2020 May
Nature of last update: Major revision for AS v 2.5.2
Document History: 2.0