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Archive database systems

Adlib Archive

Calm for Archives

Heritage Documentation Management System
The website for the Heritage Documentation Management System, a software package for archival description which includes an automated HTML and EAD finding aid generator. The HDMS is available under license at no cost for non-commercial, heritage and public good purposes.

Survey of commercial archival management software
See this link from the ICA Committee on Information Technology for a “Market Survey of Commercially Available Off-The-Shelf Archival Management Software”.

Archivists' Toolkit™
Archivists’ Toolkit™ Version 1.0. It is available for download and is being offered under an Educational Community License (ECL).
This site provides a software survey which, whilst concentrating on software as it applies to museum collections, is a good starting place for comparisons and provides a useful checklist of functionalities.