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Samvera Adopters

There are many institutions using Samvera software components. Some we know about, some we don’t!  That is the nature of open-source projects.  Among those we do know about are: Amherst College Australian Department of the Environment Berlin State Library Brown University California State University Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF)), Philadelphia Chinese… Read more »

Some innovative, new Samvera sites

Towards the end of 2019, we were made aware of two new Samvera-based repositories that you may like to take a look at: The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has produced an innovative site which can be driven from a scrolling timeline (as well as a conventional search).  The SEBTS site can be found here. The… Read more »

Save the dates for Samvera Connect 2020

Some dates for your 2020 diaries: Samvera Connect 2020 will take place during the week beginning Monday 26th October, hosted by the University of California at Santa Barbara.  The week will include a one-day Partner Meeting, and in parallel with that, a Developer Congress.  Whilst the dates are fixed, you should not make any assumptions… Read more »

Samvera user profiles

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 »