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The Archivists' Toolkit team is pleased to announce the availability 
of the beta version 1.1 of the Archivists' Toolkit application.

The AT 1.1 beta is being made available for testing by members of the 
Archivists' Toolkit User Group and any other interested persons. The 
1.1 beta will be available for testing until at least Monday, June 18.

New Features

Batch import of EADs: target a directory containing the EADs to be 
imported and import all EADs in the directory.

Batch export of EAD and MARCXML records: from the resource browse 
screen select two or more resources that you want to export either 
EADs or MARCXML records for.

Import of XML encoded accession data: Import of multiple names using 
the XML import method. Use the accessionImport.xsd file to map your 
accession data and to create an accessions import file.

EAD schema: replaces the EAD DTD for importing / exporting EADs.

Extended accession record: includes new fields, many user definable.

Extended repository record: includes new fields for recording 
repository statistics, per recommendations of the Archival Metrics Project

And more.....

Details for acquiring and testing the Archivists' Toolkit 1.1 beta 
are available at www.archiviststoolkit.org/publicBeta/

We look forward to hearing your comments.

Brad Westbrook
Lee Mandell
Jason Varghese
Arwen Hutt
Annie Ross

AT Project Team Members


Bradley D. Westbrook
Metadata Librarian and Digital Archivist
UCSD Libraries 0175-K
UC, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Phone:  858-822-0612
FAX:     858-822-0349
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