[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Help suppressing a finding aid section

Dyson-Smith, Bridger bdysonsm at utk.edu
Mon Mar 1 20:18:30 EST 2021

Hi Mark - 

On Mon, 2021-03-01 at 17:11 +0000, Custer, Mark wrote:
> Hi Bridger,
> Just a very quick reply, as I haven't had time to look at the newest
> release of ArchiveSpace, but...
>    1. Yes, I think you'd need to use a plugin or other mechanism to
> do this (lots of plugin examples out there, but if you have any
> questions about that, there are lots of people in the ASpace
> community that could help out).

That's great - we can integrate this change into our local plugin.
>    2. I don't like the accordion approach overall, so maybe that will
> be updated at some point, but that still doesn't help you right now,
> of course.
>    3. Most importantly, if you do remove this section, I'd encourage
> you to think about not moving some of the data elsewhere,
> particularly thefinding aid author, sponsor info (if applicable),
> etc.  I also wish that the finding author info could be managed as
> linked agents, rather than just text, but even as text it's very
> useful data!  Also, it provides credit as well as some visibility to
> archival labor (that's another reason I don't like the accordions,
> since it hides that info by default).
> I hope that helps.  And I'm curious to hear more about whatever
> direction you wind up taking!
That's an enormous help - I really appreciate your time and response!

> All my best
> Mark

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