The CollectionSpace team is delighted to announce the release of CollectionSpace Version 7. A full list of updates, upgrades, improvements, and bug fixes can be found on the CollectionSpace wiki.

Highlights of the release include:

  • New procedures for managing Transport and Insurance & Indemnity workflows
  • Alt Text field for images appearing in the Public Browser or other shared resources
  • Addition of a Checklist extension to the Public Art profile

Everyone is welcome to try out the new features and functionality through our demo site.

We also have a new version of the CollectionSpace Public Browser available, now on v1.2. Highlights of this release include:

  • Ability to group Objects together into Stories with Story-specific metadata
  • Alt Text on hover for images appearing in the Public Browser
  • New plug-ins for content management systems Drupal and DNN.

A short video overview of the browser and a demo installation are available on the CollectionSpace website: https://collectionspace.org/collectionspace-public-browser/.

Curious about what’s coming next? Take a look at the CollectionSpace roadmap to learn more.

As always, our design, development, and release process could not happen without the support of our wonderful community. Thank you to everyone who commented on workflows and wireframes, contributed code, or completed a QA test.