Category: News

Hydra-head 7.1.0 released

We are pleased to announce a new release of the Hydra-head gem – 7.1.0. Essentially this release adds embargo and lease support.  Details of the change are documented at and the release notes can be found at Thanks to all involved for the work. The current versions of all Hydra gems can be accessed through

Registration Open for Fall Hydra Camp – August 26-29 – Princeton, NJ

The Fall Hydra Camp will be hosted by Princeton University Library. Hydra Camp is a great place to bootstrap your Hydra developer skills, kick the tires if you’re considering adopting Hydra, and it’s a great place to learn about more general development and technical topics including: Collaborative development on cross-instutional and open source projects Using… Read more »

Booking for Hydra Connect #2 now open!

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 found at For folks who haven’t attended a… Read more »

NEWS RELEASE OR2014 Update: Scholarship Programme Recipients Selected

Of interest to Hydranauts going to Helsinki next week: OR2014 Update: Scholarship Programme Recipients Selected Helsinki, FI  Leading up to the kick-off of the Ninth International Conference on Open Repositories (#OR2014) next week, the Open Repositories Steering Committee is pleased to announce that recipients of the 2014 Open Repositories Pilot Scholarship Programme have been selected. The Pilot… Read more »

OR2014 Updates: Developer Challenge and Workshop Registration

Of interest to many Hydra folk: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2014 OR2014 Updates: Developer Challenge and Workshop Registration Helsinki, FI  Breaking news from the upcoming Open Repositories Conference June 9-13 includes a look at how to participate in this year’s Developer Challenge for software developers, and registration information for pre-conference Workshops, Tutorials and Meetings.… Read more »