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Preservation of collections

Access to Memory - AtoM 2

We understand the importance of a good publishing system

Publishing collections after treaties is a fundamental part of the functioning of the archival process. Knowing this, it is common that there is always a doubt about the best method for this. Access to Memory comes as a solution to this problem, and that is why we offer our adaptation, installation and consulting service for its use. We understand the importance of a good publication system, and we want to help your company comply with national and international laws. Working as a software, Access to Memory was created in 2007, and since then it has gained market share in a surprising way, thanks to its complete functionalities. Using it, it is possible to carry out archival descriptions with national and international standards being applied, in addition to building on existing standards.

Nowadays, there are several institutions that use the system, precisely because of its ease, namely:

  • 1 federal file;
  • 26 state archives;
  • 5570 municipal archives;
  • 3118 museums;
  • 1 federal library;
  • 26 state libraries;
  • 5570 municipal libraries;
  • 21 federal universities;
  • 5570 cameras.

It is possible to see how much the government needs Access to Memory to guarantee the correct process in the preservation and publication of files. Now, knowing that, let's get to know more about the tool.

What is Access to Memory - AtoM 2?

Directly speaking, AtoM, or Access to Memory is an opensource web tool, with the aim of performing file descriptions using standards established by legislation. With this tool, it is possible to create a manual publication network following the legislation, or even implement Archivematica together, where the files treated in the other application are directly published. Because it has a complete structure for several languages and all the necessary functionalities for a company, the tool has been used by several institutions, at the same time, without problems of responsive servers.

Benefits of Access to Memory - AtoM 2

If you still have doubts about whether or not to bet on the Access to Memory application, we have brought you some benefits and reasons to believe in its operation. After all, we do not work with tools that are not completely reliable and functional for our customers.

With a design entirely thought out for the web, Access to Memory has an intuitive interface that doesn't make life difficult for users. So, just install correctly and carry out the activities. Practically everything can be done via the web only, without the need for large installations or the use of control panels. All easy, fast and affordable.
Import and export

AtoM presents a series of features to import and export data without any kind of headache. With this, it is possible to use for the following file formats:

  • EAD;
  • EAC-CPF;
  • CSV;
  • SKOS.

The application itself has its complete documentation, which facilitates the understanding and definition of the next steps.


Something that can make it easier and much easier to use is the faithful translation into different languages. With this, we avoid common mistakes just because a description was not done correctly. With this, the company increases its reach and guarantees more convenience to users, helping with basic tasks.


One of the main features of Access to Memory is the ability to offer multiple repositories at once, for your company. In practice, this means that you can shape your application in the way that best suits its functions.

In this way, it is possible, for example, to create different spaces for different descriptions, separating by sector or whatever is best for your follow-up. The flexibility to cover a large number of repositories is paramount for the organization of collections.


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