CollectiveAccess is free open-source software for managing and publishing museum and archival collections.
- Runs on any modern web browser
- Pre-configured with several library standards including Dublin Core, PBCore, VRA Core and more
- Customizable through simple user interfaces — no complex programming required
- Reporting tools easily generate finding aids and exports to PDF or spreadsheet-readable formats
- Supports multilingual cataloging
- Mapping tools allow you to georeference any asset
- Integrated with Library of Congress subject headings, Getty vocabularies, GeoNames, and more
- Plugins extend the software's core functionality to support timelines, visualizations, image licensing and more
- Import frameworks allow for the batch migration and transformation of media and data
- Free online documentation and support
CollectiveAccess 1.7 release!
April 21, 2017
Version 1.7 of Providence, the CollectiveAccess cataloguing tool, and Pawtucket2, the public access interface are now available. This is the first public release of Pawtucket2, which has been available only as a development version until now.
March 23, 2017
Need help with your CollectiveAccess project? Get quick answers from CA developers and other users via our support chat room at: gitter.im/collectiveaccess/support
CollectiveAccess is an open-source, community driven resource that benefits from the input of volunteer developers. Volunteers are always welcome to get involved by contributing translations, code, user support, and ideas.
Download CollectiveAccess to get started
CollectiveAccess version 1.7 is composed of a core cataloguing and data management application called Providence and an optional public web-access application called Pawtucket2.