Category: News

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 »

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 »

Notch8 becomes a Samvera Partner

We are delighted to announce that Notch8, a Samvera service provider, has become the latest, formal Samvera Partner.  In their Letter of Intent, Senior Partner Rob Kaufman notes that he serves as product owner for our Hyku solution and that Notch8 chairs the monthly Hyku user Group meeting.  Notch8 have undertaken some major Hyku initiatives… Read more »