Just a plug that if your staff member would also like a refresher on how to
think about the elements inside of ArchivesSpace once they learn how to use
the application (how to write good description!), the technical
subcommittee on DACS put together some very useful primer videos. It starts
here, talking about what a content standard does and why it is useful, and
goes from there! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5toytzP8HM

Enjoy,
Maureen


On Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 10:21 AM McLaughlin, Brianna Jean <brijm...@iu.edu>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
>
> We have created a number of resources to train folks at Indiana
> University. We have basic documentation, which is creating collection level
> information in ArchivesSpace as well as a general introduction to
> ArchivesSpace. We also have documentation for both the spreadsheet importer
> and Rapid Data Entry, as well as managing existing component lists in
> ArchivesSpace. Lastly, I’ve created complementary videos for the
> spreadsheet importer and Rapid Data Entry. Everything in our resource suite
> is a huge information dump, so many of our repositories (we have 26+) take
> the documentation we’ve created and pare it down for their purposes. We
> also have an unpublished training repository set up in ArchivesSpace that
> is specifically for practice.
>
>
>
> I like to point new users to the ArchivesSpace YouTube channel. There are
> a lot of useful basic ArchivesSpace tutorials.
>
>
>
> I hope that helps!
>
>
>
> Bri McLaughlin, she/her/hers
>
> Visiting Metadata Services Librarian
>
> Indiana University
>
> 812-856-3321
>
>
>
> *From:* archivesspace_users_group-boun...@lyralists.lyrasis.org <
> archivesspace_users_group-boun...@lyralists.lyrasis.org> *On Behalf Of 
> *Herzog,
> Nina A.
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> Hello Tara,
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>
> My first experience with ArchivesSpace was in graduate school. After
> reading the manual, then working along with the staff, they showed me how
> to directly input data without using the spreadsheet. I have never used the
> spreadsheet and upload,  I find it much easier to do direct input instead
> of the spreadsheet, it eliminates any issues with the spreadsheet not
> uploading correctly.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> Nina Herzog
>
> University Archives Library Specialist
>
> William Madison Randall Library
>
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> *From:* archivesspace_users_group-boun...@lyralists.lyrasis.org <
> archivesspace_users_group-boun...@lyralists.lyrasis.org> *On Behalf Of *Tara
> Laver
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> Hello,
>
>
>
> I’m curious to learn how you have gone about introducing a new staff
> member to ArchivesSpace and training them. I have somebody starting who had
> a brief intro to it in school but has no real experience with it. Most of
> what they will be doing at first is resource record creation (multi-level)
> and loading via spreadsheet. I don’t want to overwhelm but also think that
> because so much is interconnected that having a good sense of the bigger
> picture of how it all works would also be helpful. I’m trying to choose
> among the many training video options available on YouTube and from the
> help and tutorial pages. If you have suggestions on those for what has
> worked for you in the past or more generally how you have approached this,
> I would be grateful to hear.
>
>
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Tara Laver
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