News & Events

Duoc UC, Chile, becomes a Hydra Partner

[English version below] Estamos encantados de anunciar que Duoc UC (, en Santiago de Chile, se ha convertido en el más reciente Hydra Socio formales, y nuestro primer socio en América Latina. Duoc ha estado trabajando con Hydra para construir la “Biblioteca Digital Patrimonial” (, un repositorio digital de planos arquitectónicos, fotografías, planes de restauración… Read more »

Announcing Avalon 3.2

Indiana University and Northwestern University are delighted to announce Avalon Media System 3.2, completed and released on December 19, 2014. As part of a series of minor 3.x releases, Avalon 3.2 provides support for important content management efficiencies and other improvements. Release 3.2 adds the following capabilities: Bulk item management actions, including publish, un-publish, change… Read more »

Indiana University and WGBH Boston share major NEH grant

Hydra Partners Indiana University and WGBH Boston have jointly been awarded nearly $400,000 by the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop HydraDAM2, a Hydra-based software tool that will assist in the long-term preservation of audio and video collections. HydraDAM2 will primarily address challenges posed by long-term preservation of digital audio and video files. Because… Read more »

Submit Your OR2015 Proposal: Conference System Now Open

Of interest to the Hydra Community: The Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2015, will be held June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). The organizers are pleased to invite you to contribute to the program. The conference theme is LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD: OPEN REPOSITORIES AT THE CROSSROADS. It is an opportunity to reflect… Read more »

Sufia 4.3.1 released

We are pleased to announce the release of version 4.3.1 of the Sufia gem.  (The 4.3.0 version was a misfire, so the upgrade path goes from 4.2.0 directly to 4.3.1.) The 4.3.1 release of Sufia includes the ability to store users’ ORCID identifiers and display them in the user profile, and includes enhancements to usage… Read more »