|Title:||ArchivesSpace: A Next-Generation Archives Management System|
|Authors:||Mark A. Matienzo, Katherine Kott|
|Publication:||MW2013: Museums and the Web 2013|
This paper introduces ArchivesSpace, an open source software application for archivists. The technical platform is described, as well as the development and testing processes used in the project. Governance and sustainability plans for ArchivesSpace are also discussed. The presenters have worked in close collaboration with the software development team and LYRASIS, which will be the organizational home for the ArchivesSpace upon the conclusion of the grant funding cycle.