Category: News

Rebranding the Hydra Project

Some of you may be aware that the Hydra Project has been attempting to trademark its “product” in the US and in Europe.  During this process we became aware of MPDV, a German company that has a wide ranging trademark on the use of ‘Hydra’ for computer software and that their claim to the word… Read more »

IMPORTANT – Change of dates for Hydra Connect 2017

Apologies, but after our announcement, just before Christmas, of dates for Hydra Connect 2017 it became apparent that they clashed with a PASIG conference which, at that point, had not been widely advertised.  This would have represented a conflict of interest for a significant number of our Hydra community Accordingly, the dates for Hydra Connect… Read more »

Connect 2017 dates confirmed

We are pleased to be able to confirm the dates for Hydra Connect 2017. HC2017 will take place from Monday 11th to Thursday 14th September hosted by Northwestern University.  Please reserve the dates in your calendar.  Connect 2016 saw some 260 people from almost 90 institutions meet in Boston for a very successful event; help… Read more »

Tentative dates for Hydra Connect 2017

Just a heads-up to the community that we have tentative dates for Hydra Connect 2017 – it is likely to take place Monday 11th to Thursday 14th September.  You might want to put these dates in your calendar…  Confirmation of dates and venue to follow as soon as we have them.

The Digital Repository of Ireland is Hydra’s latest Partner

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is honoured to join the Hydra Project as a Partner. Hydra is an open-source digital repository software product primarily used in libraries and digital repositories. It is supported by a Steering Group and a network of institutional partners. DRI looks forward to working closely with the other partners to… Read more »