Using the ArchivesSpace Accessions and Assessments Modules

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This training will provide an overview of the ArchivesSpace accessions and assessments modules. During this training, trainers from the ArchivesSpace Trainers Corps will cover how to create, edit and link accession records as well as how to complete assessments, add values to the assessments template, how to run relevant reports and upload both accession and assessments records as a spreadsheet in ArchivesSpace.

Learning Outcomes

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

Create accession records in ArchivesSpace
Edit accession records in ArchivesSpace
Link related records to accession records in ArchivesSpace
Create assessments in ArchivesSpace
Edit assessment attributes in ArchivesSpace
Link assessments to related records


Miloche Kottman, University of Kansas

Rachel Searcy, New York University


This workshop presumes that participants have taken the ArchivesSpace Basics 1 or 2 day workshop or have practical experience with ArchivesSpace sufficient to create and navigate records with minimal guidance.

State library and/or archives agency; Special Library; Museum; Archives; Historical Society / Site; Special collections
This webinar is presented in Eastern time.