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Caitlin Nelson Join Caitlin Nelson for a hands-on workshop to learn the ins and outs of ArchivesSpace – a newly-released next-generation open source archival management system. Experiment with describing, organizing, and managing metadata for archival, manuscript, and digital object collections.

Caitlin Nelson is the founder of LibraryHost, a software-hosting and tech-for-hire company whose mission is to reduce the technological barriers for educational institutes with little or no in-house tech staff. As the Digital Initiatives Librarian at the Florida Virtual Campus, she serves the digital software needs of the state university and college libraries of Florida. She received her MLISc from the University of Hawaii and her BA in Classics from Yale University. She has two cats, colorful glasses, a tattoo, and yes, loves to read.

Workshop Description:

ArchivesSpace Intro & Demo: Get to know the newest archival management application!

ArchivesSpace is an open-source archival management software that “combines the best of Archon and Archivists’ Toolkit” and enables archivists to describe and manage analog and born-digital materials. After several years in the making, version 1.0 was released on October 1, 2013. This workshop features an overview of the new software and allows hands-on opportunities to work with ArchivesSpace features. Learn more about ArchivesSpace. Please bring your laptop if you wish to participate in the workshop exercises!


BayNet members $25.00
Non-BayNet members $35.00


Alameda County Law Library
125 12th Street
Oakland, CA 94607


Light breakfast treats, coffee, tea, and juice drinks will be provided.

What to bring:

Bring a laptop.

Map/Transit information:

3 blocks from Lake Merritt BART station

Registration is closed – workshop is full.