CollectionSpace is pleased to announce the release of CollectionSpace version 3.3. This is a public release that has undergone complete regression testing. This release includes work focused on integration of community contributions and bug fixing.

Follow this link to go to the release page: http://wiki.collectionspace.org/display/collectionspace/Release+3.3

Here’s what’s new:
1. The addition of a Citation Authority, to cite published works that refer to or depict the objects in your collection
2. Two new buttons that make it easier to work with related objects:
a. When viewing and object or procedural record, the Show button allows you to display related objects as a list of Advanced Search results
b. When in an Advanced Search results page, an Add to Record button allows you to relate the currently displayed items to a record.
3. The option to use wildcards and anchor characters when typing partial matches into autocomplete fields, helping you more quickly find the terms you’re seeking
4. Various bugfixes, including an important fix for a serious bug affect authority searches

CollectionSpace is a collaborative effort driven by museum and higher education professionals. Our goals are two-fold: 1. Work together as a community to develop a well-designed, cost effective, high quality software application that museums and related heritage organizations can use to manage their collections and share information about those collections online and 2. Re-define the ways in which collections information is collected, managed, preserved, leveraged, and published. CollectionSpace is made possible by the visionary support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

CollectionSpace is freely distributed via the ECL 2.0 license, and an active developer community works together to enhance and improve CollectionSpace with each new release. The project is led by the Museum of the Moving Image in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley. Additional development resources are provided by the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at the University of Cambridge and the Fluid Project at OCAD University. Our early adopter community includes: Museum of the Moving Image; Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, The University and Jepson Herbaria, and the UC Botanical Garden, all on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley; Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), and Walker Art Center. For more information, to get involved, or to take a guided tour through CollectionSpace, please visit us atwww.collectionspace.org or email us at collectionspace@movingimage.us.