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Samvera Connect 2017 and 2018

Samvera Connect 2017 “hosted by Northwestern University Libraries in partnership with the University of Michigan Libraries, on Chicago’s beautiful north shore” saw more than 170 people come together for a hugely successful conference.  Our sincere thanks to all those involved in the organization of this year’s event. It was announced during the main plenary session… Read more »

Samvera Connect 2017 Sponsor Prospectus

Samvera Connect is the annual meeting of the community behind best in class open source digital library web applications for libraries, archives, and museums. Not only does this community work together on applications, they are on the forefront for community discussions of linked data, digital preservation, and accessibility. This conference presents an opportunity for vendors,… Read more »

Samvera Connect 2017

Samvera Connect 2017 is now less than two months away. Have you booked yet? Information about the event together with registration and hotel details can be found on the Connect 2017 wiki page, here. As a Samvera Partner or user, or maybe just interested in finding out more, if you can only make it to one Samvera meeting this academic… Read more »

Samvera and the world’s top universities

Every year, the Times newspaper’s educational arm publishes a list of the world’s top universities.  The list is arrived at by assessing a range of indicators.  This year’s top 20 includes seven Samvera Partners and at least three further institutions that we know are working with our software (I suspect it may be up to… Read more »

University of Houston Libraries Partner with Samvera

The University of Houston Libraries (UHL) have become Samvera’s latest formal Partner. UH Libraries has been actively involved in the Samvera Community through the Metadata Interest Group, CONTENTdm Migration Working Group, and Hyku efforts. In addition to direct Samvera Community involvement, UH Libraries supports Samvera through activities in the Fedora repository community. UH Libraries helped… Read more »