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CollectionSpace Profile Schema and Extension Inventory

The CollectionSpace community represents a wide range of domains. In order to facilitate adoption among these disparate domains, we have developed a set of recommended configurations and extensions. An extension is a group of fields added to a procedure or authority to support the work of a specific domain, such as fine art or anthropology. A group of procedures, authorities, and extensions combined to support the work of a specific domain are referred to as that community's profile. Often, procedures and authorities within the profile may be configured, or slightly changed, to better support the needs of that domain.

In the below table, the columns each represent an available CollectionSpace profile. The COMMON profile includes those fields and procedures common to most collecting organizations. Moving along the columns, each domain-specific profile includes a list of all available procedures, whether they have been configured to support the domain or just use the common schema, and whether they include any extensions. 

The profiles are merely a starting point, or template, for your installation. Additional institution-specific configuration may be done, and extensions may be added to any profile or implementation - not just those where they're noted on this table.

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COMMON


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BONSAI PROFILE


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FINE AND CONTEMPORARY

ART PROFILE

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HERBARIUM PROFILE


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LOCAL HISTORY AND

MATERIAL CULTURE PROFILE

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MATERIAL PROFILE


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Cataloging

Available extensions: cultural care,

determination history, variable media

cataloging: commoncataloging: bonsai config

cataloging: fcart config

variable media extension

cataloging: herbarium config

determination history extension

cataloging: lhmc config

cultural care extension

cataloging: material config
       
Acquisitionacquisition: commonacquisition: commonacquisition: fcart confign/aacquisition: lhmc configacquisition: material config
       

Condition Check

Available extensions: variable media

condition check: commoncondition check: bonsai config

condition check: common

 variable media extension

condition check: commoncondition check: lhmc confign/a
       

Conservation Documentation

Available extensions: living plant

conservation: common

conservation: bonsai config

living plant extension

conservation: commonn/aconservation: commonn/a
       
Exhibition Planningexhibition: commonexhibition: bonsai configexhibition: commonexhibition: commonexhibition: lhmc confign/a
       
Groupgroup: commongroup: common  group: common  group: common  group: common  group: common  
       
Intakeintake: commonintake: common  intake: fcart configintake: common  intake: lhmc confign/a
       

Loan In

Available extensions: items transferred out;

items returned

loan in: commonloan in: common  loan in: common  

loans in: herbarium config

items transferred out extension

items returned extension

loan in: lhmc confign/a
       

Loan Out

Available extensions: loan out items;

loan return items; loan transfer; transport

loan out: commonloan out: common  loan out: common  

loans out: herbarium config

loan out items extension

loan return items extension

loan transfer extension

loan out: lhmc config

transport extension

loan out: material config
       
L/M/Ilocation: commonlocation: common  location: common  location: common  location: lhmc configlocation: material config
       
Media Handlingmedia handling: commonmedia handling: common  media handling: common  media handling: common  media handling: common  media handling: material config
       
Object Exitobject exit: commonobject exit: common  object exit: common  n/aobject exit: common  object exit: common  
       
Valuationvaluation: commonvaluation: common  valuation: common  valuation: common  valuation: common  n/a
       
Citation Authoritycitation: commoncitation: common  citation: common  citation: common  citation: common  citation: common  
       
Concept Authorityconcept: commonconcept: common  

concept: common 

fcart extension 

concept: common  concept: common  concept: common  
       
Material Authorityn/an/an/an/an/amaterial: common
       
Organization Authorityorganization: commonorganization: common  organization: common  organization: common  organization: common  organization: common  
       
Person Authorityperson: commonperson: common  person: common  person: common  person: lhmc configperson: material config
       
Place Authorityplace: commonplace: common  place: common  place: common  place: lhmc configplace: common  
       
Storage Location Authoritystorage location: commonstorage location: common  storage location: common  storage location: common  storage location: common  storage location: material config
       
Taxon Authorityn/ataxon: commonn/ataxon: herbarium configtaxon: common  n/a
       
Work Authoritywork: commonwork: common  work: common  work: common  n/awork: common