Category: News

Hydra gem 7.1.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of version 7.1.0 of the Hydra gem. This release adds embargo and lease support via hydra-head, updates Blacklight to 5.5.x, and removes the dependency on mediashelf-loggable. The new gem set that Hydra 7.1 references is: hydra-head v7.2.0 active-fedora v7.1.0 blacklight v5.5.1 rubydora v1.8.0 om v3.1.0 solrizer v3.3.0 jettywrapper… Read more »

Case Western Reserve University becomes Hydra’s 25th Partner!

We are delighted to announce that Case Western Reserve University has become the Hydra Project’s 25th formal Partner. The University, based in Cleveland, Ohio, has been a Fedora user since 2006 and is now adopting Hydra “for the redevelopment of [its] platform to accommodate a modern landscape of scholarship”. Arnold Hirshon, CWRU’s Associate Provost and University Librarian, writes… Read more »

IMPORTANT change of Hydra email address

As of Sunday 13th July 2014 we shall be changing the name of the hydra-users mailing list to  The old hydra-users email address will cease to work. This change needs no action on your part unless you have an inbox rule looking for (say) “[hydra-users]” which will need changing to the new name.  User… Read more »

Hydra Connect #2 announced – booking open

** Ahead of vacation time, please take note…** We are delighted to announce that booking has opened for the second Hydra Connect meeting which will be held in Cleveland, Ohio this fall.  It will take place at Case Western Reserve University from Tuesday 30th September – Friday 3rd October 2014.  The booking site can be… Read more »

CALL for Expressions of Interest in Hosting the Annual Open Repositories Conference, 2016

*** Of interest to Hydranauts *** The Open Repositories Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest from candidate host organizations for the 2016 Open Repositories Annual Conference. Proposals from all geographic areas will be given consideration. Important dates The Open Repositories Steering Committee is accepting Expressions of Interest to host the OR2016 conference until August 24th… Read more »