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Community profiles Jane Sandberg, Linn-Benton Community College, Oregon, USA What makes Samvera stand apart from other repository applications? Slick design (in Hyrax).  A good community of institutions that have implemented it. How has participation in Samvera benefited your library or organization (internally)? We get a really stable piece of software that doesn’t need much tending.… Read more »

Case Study: Avalon at the University of Houston

Samvera Case Study – Avalon @ University of Houston Overview With more than 45,000 students and 17 colleges, the University of Houston (UH) is a growing, international campus.  Categorized as a R1 institution, UH is home to a wide variety of research faculty and staff in innumerable fields of inquiry.  As a member of the… Read more »

Samvera Privacy Policy

Samvera Privacy Statement This policy describes how the Samvera Community will process and manage your personal data.  It applies to the data collected through community activities such as online and face-to-face meetings. Samvera cares about protecting your privacy. Our primary objective in meeting the Eurpean Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related privacy legal… Read more »

Hyku Open Source Institutional Repository Development partnership awarded $1M Arcadia grant to improve open scholarship infrastructure

The University of Virginia is pleased to announce a two-year award in the amount of $1,000,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project. Through this project, the University of Virginia and its partner institutions—Ubiquity Press and the British Library—will… Read more »

Samvera announces Scholarships for its Connect 2019 conference

Our generous hosts at Washington University in St Louis have made provision for the award of up to three scholarships to Connect 2019 (22-25 October, Washington University in St Louis).  These scholarships will cover the cost of conference registration and three nights’ accommodation only.  They do not cover travel expenses, or evening meals. The Samvera… Read more »