Arches Features

Data Discovery and Visualization

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SEARCH

  • Semantic & thesauri-enhanced searches
  • Searchable annotations
  • Support for custom indexing
  • Export search results
  • Geospatial search
  • Saved and Advanced searches

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SPATIAL DATA / GIS

  • Integrates GIS functionality
  • Seamless management of Arches data in external GIS – e.g., esri
  • Changeable basemaps–e.g., historical maps
  • Overlays supported
  • Satellite imagery

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RELATIONSHIPS

  • Explore relationships between resources –e.g., people, materials, activities, historic events, objects, iconography
  • Discovery of previously unknown connections / new knowledge

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TIME

  • Temporal search
  • Fuzzy date support
  • Visualization of time distribution in entire dataset – Timewheel

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REPORTS, VIEWERS & ANNOTATIONS

  • Customizable reports using Report Manager
  • IIIF viewers and image annotations
  • High-resolution image support
  • Extended 3-D viewers
  • Interactive spectra charts with comparisons
  • Customizable dashboards

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Data Management

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COLLECT & SHARE

  • Mobile app: on/ off-line collection
  • Robust import / export with notifications

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STRUCTURE & STORAGE

  • Semantic, self-describing, & sustainable data structure
  • Dynamic UI-generation
  • Multiple ontologies–e.g., CIDOC CRM
  • Cloud/server deployable
  • API & linked data support
  • Multiple data types supported

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CONTROLLED VOCABULARIES

  • Thesauri management —Reference Data Manager (RDM)

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CONTROLLED ACCESS, AUDIT & REVIEW

  • User & group secure access management
  • Granular (node level) permission control
  • Detailed audit of changes to data
  • Provisional (unpublished) data; data review

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Project & Task Management

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WORKFLOWS

  • Comprehensive, flexible workflow (i.e., process) management
  • Task tracking
  • Notifications
  • Project Status plugin
  • Correspondence management and tracking
  • Letter templates with auto completion

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Last updated:  April 2021