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ArcLight is a software platform for discovery and access of archival collections

ArcLight is a Blacklight based discovery tool for displaying archival description and digitized archival material, and can be integrated with request management software.  

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A collaborative project

ArcLight Community Development 2014-2022

Envisioned as a collaborative project since its inception, ArcLight has been made possible through contributions of design, requirements analysis, software development, and testing from both Stanford Libraries and a number of contributing institutions. To date, there are seven ArcLight implementations. 

ArcLight demo videos

Videos that demonstrate in-progress features and functionality are created as part of ArcLight development work cycles, and are available to watch on the Stanford Digital Library's YouTube site. 

ArcLight YouTube channel 

ArcLight GitHub

Take a peek under the hood of ArcLight by visiting the project's GitHub repository, where you can view code, create issues, and more! 

ArcLight GitHub

ArcLight Community Wiki

The ArcLight community meets on a quarterly basis, and keeps in touch using email and a channel in the Code4Lib Slack. Learn more and join the conversation! 

ArcLight Community Wiki

ArcLight Contact

Digital Library Systems and Services

Lathrop Library, 3rd Floor
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305


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