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CollectiveAccess

Source type: 
Open Source
Commercial type: 
Non-Commercial
Function: 
Preservation platforms/systems
Audiovisual lifecycle: 
Access, Administration, Archival Storage, Data Management, Ingest, Management, Preservation Planning
Version: 
1.4
Version date: 
March 12, 2014
Description: 

CollectiveAccess is a highly configurable cataloguing tool and web-based application for museums, archives and digital collections. Available free of charge under the GPL open-source license, it can support cataloguing in a variety of metadata standards as well as in multiple languages.  Playback of video and audio is available for most popular media formats (those supported by FFMPEG).  A variety of external data sources and services can be accessed for cataloguing and data display within CollectiveAccess, including Library of Congress Subject Headings, Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus (in English or Dutch) for descriptive cataloguing and use GoogleMaps, GoogleEarth or GeoNames for geospatial cataloguing.

The CollectiveAccess backend application, Providence, is primarily intended to support cataloguing and collections management.  A frontend application, Pawtucket, is also available for publication of records and digital collections to researchers and the public.  

 

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Tags: 
Collection management, Cataloguing, Data management, Open Source, Access, Preservation System

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Development

Author: 
Collective Access. Whirl-i-gig
TRL level: 
N/A
Platform: 
Mac OS X, Windows
Platform specifics: 
Software dependencies: 
Developing community: 
Open Source
Futher developments expected: 
Yes
Further development description: 

Documentation

Available: 
Yes
Documentation text: 
Download source code at: http://www.collectiveaccess.org/#support https://rebrand.ly/Marriage-symbolism https://vb.3dlat.com/
Fee: 
No
Resources: 
Developer documentation can be found at:
This record was last updated: 
October 28, 2018