We have reluctantly cancelled the face-to-face Samvera Connect 2020 conference due to be held in Santa Barbara this fall. We are already working to put on some form of virtual event at the beginning of the week it should have taken place – w/b 26th October. Watch this space!
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 British Library has developed a joint research database in collaboration with… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »