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We are delighted to announce the release of CollectionSpace v6.0! Release highlights include:
Public Browser: Share collections online with our new public browserhttps://www.collectionspace.org/collection/core/search. Our plugin works with your existing content management system to provide seamless access to your materials.
CSV Import Tool: Powerful tool for importing spreadsheet data directly into CollectionSpace.
Configurable Advanced Search: Craft the perfect search with our improved advanced search, which allows users to add any field to the search form, use an extensive list of operators, and build sophisticated Boolean queries.
Data Updates: New data update provides a method for merging authority terms - great for data cleanup!
Use of Collections: Community-contributed extension to the Use of Collections procedure provides a place for detailed tracking of research visits to the collection.
Updates to the Botanical Garden and Herbarium profiles, completing our work to bring all profiles up to date with our new user interface code.
A full list of updates, upgrades, improvements, and bug fixes can be found on the CSpace wikihttps://collectionspace.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COL/pages/703660033/Release+6.0. Try out new features and functionality through the demo site, https://core.collectionspace.orghttps://core.collectionspace.org/.
We would like to thank the Material Order Consortiumhttps://materialorder.org/libraries/ for their foundational funding and work on the public browser, the University of California at Berkeleyhttps://www.berkeley.edu/ for their extension to Use of Collections, and the entire community for their ongoing commitment to supporting the CollectionSpace platform.
Take a look at the CollectionSpace roadmaphttps://trello.com/b/49h6utOh/collectionspace-roadmap-2020 to learn more about what’s coming next, and please let us know if you have any questions, or would like a 1:1 tour of the new features.
Best regards, Megan
CollectionSpace Program Manager