Archon™ … Making It Work for You!

This course has been retired.
Certificate Eligibility: 
90 minutes
Tools and Services

Archon™ is an open-source application available for managing descriptive information about archival records and manuscript collections. This webinar will provide an overview of Archon’s installation and configuration, demonstrate its collections management and digital library functions, and review simple strategies for customizing Archon’s public interface and importing legacy data.

Learning Outcomes: 
Installing Archon on a local Web and database server
Fundamental collection management and descriptive principles behind Archon
Guided tour of Archon’s public and administrative interfaces
Demonstration of Archon’s staff user/data input functions
Exporting EAD and MARC records from Archon
Simple customization of Archon’s public website templates
Utilizing simple CSV tables to import legacy data and batch load new data
Who Should Attend: 

Archivists, special collections librarians, manuscript curators, and museum specialists who are responsible for the arrangement and description of archival records, manuscripts, artifact collections, and digital content, as well as IT staff who are responsible for making this descriptive content available to the public through Web database interfaces

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