[Archivesspace_Users_Group] ArchivesSpace 1.0.1 Released

Mark A. Matienzo mark.matienzo at nyu.edu
Fri Nov 1 15:48:55 EDT 2013

The ArchivesSpace project team is pleased to announce the release of ArchivesSpace 1.0.1.

ArchivesSpace 1.0.1 is open source software; the application and its source code are available on Github. Build instructions and technical documentation are also provided for the more technically inclined. Changes to this release include the following:

•    FEATURE #58853932: Check database encoding on startup

•    FEATURE #58859922: Add support for MySQL binary logging

•    FEATURE #59989502: Allow staff frontend, public frontend, and indexer to be disabled using configuration variables

•    ENHANCEMENT #59852116: Upgrade to JRuby 1.7.6

•    BUG FIX #58859886: Solr index is not being added to backups

A full list of all enhancements and bug fixes is available in the software change log.

Tools for migrating data from an Archon or Archivists’ Toolkit instance to an ArchivesSpace instance will be released shortly to ArchivesSpace Charter members, who will have exclusive access to the tools for the first ninety days after their release. Following that, the tools will be released ArchivesSpace members who will have exclusive access for a second ninety-day period. The migration tools will be made available to the general user community 180 days after their release. In the meantime, we have posted guidelines to help users prepare for migrating their Archon or Archivists’ Toolkit data at http://www.archivesspace.org/documents/preparing-data-for-migration-to-archivesspace-1-0/.

Please direct questions about the release and reports of bugs using the Feedback option provided in the ArchivesSpace application interface or to the ArchivesSpace Users email list.

About ArchivesSpace

ArchivesSpace 1.0.1 is the product of a partnership among the New York University Libraries, UC San Diego Library, and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library.  It has been developed by Hudson Molonglo, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, organizational support from LYRASIS, and contributions from diverse persons in the archives community.

Questions about ArchivesSpace development should be directed to the ArchivesSpace Program Manager (brad.westbrook at lyrasis.org). Questions regarding membership should be directed to ArchivesSpaceHome at lyrasis.org.

Mark A. Matienzo | mark.matienzo at nyu.edu
Technical Architect, ArchivesSpace

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