Archival Management Software
Support for Digital
Digital Object module supports describing both simple (single files)
and complex (multiple files) digital objects. Produces unbound digital
object, “one in which the metadata record simply references the
digital content file” (e.g., Dublin Core), or bound digital object, one
[in] which the metadata and the digital content files are bound
together through the use of a digital binder or wrapper” (e.g., METS).
Flexibility of Data
Relational database model allows greater flexibility with output.
Supports multilevel description according to standard archival
practice. Drag-and-drop component-rearrangement tool.
Item-level Description Conditionally
“To reorder component records, simply select the component you
wish to move, and drag it up or down in the hierarchy, releasing the
mouse button where you wish to place the component.”
EAD Finding Aids
Publish Finding Aids
Yes, five levels of user permission, from beginning data entry staff to
Yes: Can customize field labels, screen/browse view, note fields,
search fields, reports, data formats, right-mouse functions, and drag
and drop. Can create user-defined fields, e.g., date, Boolean, text,
Planned for Phase 2
Yes: Provides search filters. Can search Name, Subject, Accession, and
Resource records. Component-level search results
“For accession and resource records, the Search Editor also provides
the ability to retrieve records by searching for related information.
This includes names (creators, sources, subjects), subjects, location, or
deaccession dates. In addition, you can search for resources
containing a specific instance type, for example, digital objects and
also for specific text within notes.”
Yes, see above.
Yes, customizable; includes definition and examples.
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