• February 22, 2016

    Version 1.6.1 released

    Version 1.6.1 of CollectiveAccess Providence is up at Github.
    This is a maintenance release. You can see a list of fixes here.


  • January 29, 2016

    CollectiveAccess Providence 1.6 release!

    Version 1.6 of Providence, the CollectiveAccess cataloguing tool, includes many changes including completely rebuilt support for ElasticSearch, a brand new display template parser (faster! better!), lots of [http://clangers.collectiveaccess.org/jira/browse/PROV-989?jql=fixVersion... bug fixes] and many new user-requested features.

    You can learn more by reading the release notes for version 1.6. When you're ready to try it out, head to the Downloads page.

  • January 20, 2016

    Hosting now available!

    Whirl-i-Gig now offers cloud-hosting packages for CollectiveAccess projects of all sizes. Visit the hosting page for more information.

  • January 8, 2016

    First look: City Readers

    Check out The New York Society Library's new resource, City Readers! Head over to the project website to explore the library's historic circulation records, data visualization tools and featured content, all powered by CollectiveAccess.

    Project Launch

  • December 5, 2015

    CollectiveAccess 1.5.2 released!

    CollectiveAccess version 1.5.2 is now available for download. This is a maintenance release with a number of bug fixes.

  • September 4, 2015

    Fall User Group Meeting

    Join us September 30th at the METRO Training Center for this fall's CollectiveAccess User Group meeting! We'll hear from CA users at the Durst Organization and attendees will have a chance to preview the latest CA features.

    The meeting will take place Wednesday, September 30th from 10am-noon. Visit the METRO event page to register for free! http://metro.org/events/675/

    User Group Meetings

  • August 18, 2015

    CollectiveAccess 1.5.1 released!

    CollectiveAccess version 1.5.1 is now available for download. This is a maintenance release with a number of bug fixes. All users of version 1.5 are encouraged to upgrade to 1.5.1 using the standard upgrade process.

    Software Update

  • July 1, 2015

    Meet up!

    Join regional partners and colleagues in the first West Michigan CollectiveAccess Consortium meeting. This a free event is for any institution currently using or interested in incorporating CollectiveAccess at their institution.

    Friday, July 31, 2015 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Grand Valley State University
    L. William Seidman Center
    Richard & Helen DeVos Board Room (Room # 4002)
    50 Front Avenue SW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504

    Check out http://bit.ly/1H1kZro to RSVP for this event.

    User Group Meetings

  • June 11, 2015

    Version 1.5 now available!

    An exciting new version of CollectiveAccess is now available, with a number of new features and improvements!

    • Improved PDF reports
    • Additional external data sources such as Wikipedia and WorldCat
    • Media Annotation tools
    • Improved search functionality
    • Support for complex "interstitial" relationships
    • Collection management tools such as support for deaccessions and location tracking
    • "Check in/ Check out" library circulation module
    • Improvements to the data importer

    ...and more!

    Learn more by reading the release notes for version 1.5. When you're ready to try it out, head to the Downloads page.

    Software Update

  • February 19, 2015

    CA User Group Meeting

    Join us on Thursday, March 26th for another meeting of the CollectiveAccess Users Group, hosted by Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO). It's a great way to meet CA developers, users and others interested in the project! Visit http://metro.org/events/606/ for free registration.

    User Group Meetings

  • January 12, 2015

    CA at ARLIS/NA 2015

    Going to the ARLIS/NA 2015 Conference in Forth Worth, Texas? Join us for a presentation called "This Town is Big Enough for All of Us: Managing Assets Across an Organization." We'll demo a project that integrates Library, Archive and Museum collection workflows.

    Saturday, March 21
    9:45am - 10:45am
    Omni Fort Worth Hotel
    Free for conference attendees
    More info here: http://arlisna2015.sched.org/event/296f95bdec36353193a3913e47f701fb#.VLQ...

  • November 25, 2014

    Check out the Mattress Factory Active Archive!

    Congratulations to the Mattress Factory, who launched their Active Archive of installation and performance art this week. Check it out at http://www.mattress.org/archive

    Project Launch