As an archivist, I want enhanced Agents functionality, including a revision to the Agents module




Cory Nimer
January 31, 2018, 6:43 PM

The most updated version of the SRS is available at that includes feedback from the SNAC Technical Group.

Laney McGlohon
February 5, 2019, 8:46 PM
Christine Di Bella
March 10, 2020, 12:59 PM

This work has progressed very significantly and is expected to be available in a release in the spring. Test server available at

Cory Nimer
July 8, 2020, 7:26 PM

Reviewing the progress on this feature request, it is exciting to see how far the agent module has come. However, reviewing the submitted documentation it appears that there was a lack of guidance for the public user interface. Looking at the test server, there seem to be a few issues that might need to be addressed:

  • Duplication of dates in headings

  • Duplication of dates in existence dates

  • Placement/link-ability of places terms

  • Placement/link-ability of occupation terms

  • Visibility of gender terms

Rather than the current version above, I had expected that it would appear as something more like the modified version below:


Is there any documentation available on how this section of the PUI is being developed to accommodate the new fields?

Christine Di Bella
July 20, 2020, 1:20 PM

- The public interface was still being designed at the time that the agents spec was delivered, so it was not included. For the PUI we're working off a very basic spec that I created. It's at These changes should be reflected in the agents test site.

You can add comments/suggestions/testing related specifically to agents in the public interface to this JIRA:


Manny Rodriguez


Christine Di Bella