ArchivesSpace Basic Record Creation Overview

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This training will provide an overview of the ArchivesSpace application and basic record creation. During this training, trainers from the ArchivesSpace Trainers Corps will cover some of the most frequently used areas of the ArchivesSpace application and will provide adequate time for Q&A. A full agenda will be provided to attendees in advance of the training.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this workshop, you’ll understand how to:

Navigate the ArchivesSpace Staff User Interface
View the ArchivesSpace Public User Interface
Create accession records in ArchivesSpace
Create resource records in ArchivesSpace
Create Digital Object records in ArchivesSpace


Rachel Searcy, New York University

Corey Schmidt, University of Georgia


While this training does not assume any prior experience with ArchivesSpace, attendees are expected to have an understanding of archival workflows and terminology. Trainers will not be able to troubleshoot individual implementations of ArchivesSpace or provide additional archival instruction beyond the use of ArchivesSpace.

State library and/or archives agency; Public library; Academic library: 4 year and graduate; Special Library; Museum; Academic library: 2 year; Government library; Archives; Historical Society / Site; Special collections
This webinar is presented in Eastern time.