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ArchivesSpace at NYU

This guide provides information and assistance on the usage of ArchivesSpace at NYU.

How to Request Training

Whether you’re a new user or a seasoned hand, we are happy to acclimate you to ArchivesSpace, walk you through various tasks, and troubleshoot issues as they arise. Training sessions will take place for all interested staff and student workers every semester; you can also request a training session by getting in touch with the Admins Group at We hope that these sessions - in conjunction with the documentation in this guide - will provide you with the skills and information you need to perform your work as it relates to ArchivesSpace.

Training Sandbox

We’ve set up a separate training instance of ArchivesSpace that you can use to become comfortable with the system and try out different operations without touching any of the real data. The training sandbox is located at:

We will provide login information to this sandbox during the account creation and training on-boarding process. If you are unable to log in and have not attended a training session, get in touch at

Training Activities

Training Resources

The documentation on this site outlines our local ArchivesSpace policies, but is not a users’ manual and is meant to be used in conjunction with other resources.