Category: News

Hydra Virtual Connect 2016

What is Hydra Virtual Connect? Hydra Virtual Connect (HVC) is an opportunity for Hydra Project participants to gather online to touch base on the progress of community efforts at a roughly halfway point between face-to-face Hydra Connect meetings. Hydra is a growing, active community with many initiatives taking place across interest groups, working groups, local… Read more »

OR2017 will be in Brisbane

Likely of interest to many Hydranauts: The Open Repositories (OR) Steering Committee in conjunction with the University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University are delighted to inform you that Brisbane will host the annual Open Repositories 2017 Conference. The University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith… Read more »

The University of York joins the Hydra Partners

The University of York, in the UK, has become Hydra’s 31st formal Partner.. In York’s Letter of Intent, Sarah Thompson (the Head of Collections, Library and Archives) writes: “To date we have contributed to a Hydra Interest Group on page turning, submitted a code improvement to one of the Hydra Labs projects and have launched our… Read more »

And UCSD makes 30!

Declan Fleming and his team at the University of California, San Diego, have long been Hydra Partners in everything but name; among many other contributions in 2012 they hosted the first Hydra Power Steering meeting (at that time called our ‘Strategic Retreat’) and in 2014 they hosted the first Hydra Connect conference.  We are now… Read more »

Dates for Hydra Connect 2016

Now that you’ve all got your new diaries and calendars for 2016 (!) we are delighted to give you some dates to put in them. Hydra Connect 2016 will take place in Boston, MA from Monday 3rd – Thursday 6thOctober 2016 jointly hosted by the Boston Public Library, Northeastern University, WGBH and the DPLA.  More… Read more »