University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is a public research university ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. UBC Library and Special Collections was one of the earliest funders of Archivematica, and has been using Archivematica and AtoM since 2012. UBC uses automated workflows to ingest content from multiple locations and systems.

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is the provincial agency responsible for acquiring, preserving and making available records of significance to the history of the Province of Saskatchewan. Artefactual is assisting the Archives to migrate its data (consisting of hundreds of thousand of records and digital objects) into AtoM and to establish a comprehensive digital preservation program using Archivematica.

Oregon Historical Society

OHS Digital Collections provides online public access to a rich variety of materials from the OHS Research Library collections, including items from its manuscript, photograph, and oral history collections. Through OHS Digital Collections, the Society aims to enhance and promote the use of its materials for teaching, learning, and research. The Society’s public AtoM site is an example of an attractive custom theme.

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art is one the largest and most influential modern art museums in the world. MoMA uses Archivematica to preserve multi-component digital artworks, time-based media and associated documentation. Despite complex workflow and metadata requirements, MoMA now has more than 50 TB of content preserved as Archivematica-generated packages.

Canadian Council of Archives

The Canadian Council of Archives is a non-profit organization established to preserve and provide access to Canadian documentary heritage by improving the administration, effectiveness and efficiency of the archival system. CCA manages the ARCHIVESCANADA national AtoM portal site, with hosting provided by Artefactual Systems. The site boasts over 900,000 archival descriptions, 100,000 authority records and 170,000 digital objects from 780 archival organizations across the country. The data were originally migrated into AtoM by Artefactual Systems, and the site is continually updated with new content. Artefactual and the CCA also partner to provide the ACHIVESCANADA Digital Preservation Service (ACDPS) to support the ability of Canadian archives to preserve their digital holdings.

International Institute of Social History

The International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam is one of the world’s leading research institutes on social history. The IISH collections comprise archive, library and audio-visual material with a thematic emphasis on social and emancipatory movements. The staff at IISH are in the process of implementing Archivematica for their digital preservation activities, with consulting, development and technical advice from Artefactual Systems.”


Jisc is a membership organisation that provides digital solutions for UK education and research. Jisc recently finished a large project to develop a platform for research data publication, curation, preservation and reporting. Artefactual participated by enhancing Archivematica as a component of the platform, with a focus on integration and scalability. Jisc will start offering access to the platform as a subscription service to higher education institutions across the UK later this year.

University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university with an enrolment of more than 33,000 students. Wits is a long-time AtoM user, and recently hosted a five-day Archivematica and AtoM workshop given by Artefactual staff. The University’s holdings include the Historical Papers Research Archives consisting of over 3400 collections of historical, political and cultural importance to South Africa, encompassing the mid-17th Century to the Present.