Technical Advisory Council


The Technical Advisory Council (TAC) "provide[s] technical guidance and encourage[s] an active community of developers" (Bylaws for Governance of ArchivesSpace).

The purpose of the Technical Advisory Council includes but is not limited to:
  • Provide overall technical guidance and liaise with the Core Committers group as needed.
  • In collaboration with the Users Advisory Council, receive, suggest, discuss, and vote on ideas for software enhancements and priorities.
  • Identify integrations of ArchivesSpace with other systems (e.g., digital asset management systems, patron and request management systems, etc.)
  • Document and provider mappings for various metadata standards and identify new ones
  • Provide ongoing updates to the technical documentation.
  • In collaboration with the Users Advisory Council, conduct user testing of the application prior to releases.