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Reminder: Expressions of Interest to Host OR2016 are Due by Aug. 24

Just a reminder (echoing an e-mail sent to email lists by the Open Repositories Steering Committee) that Expressions of Interest in hosting OR2016 are due by August 24th.  The EoI is a very straightforward email – full details at https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/or11/Call+for+Expressions+of+Interest+in+hosting+OR+2016 OR2014, held in Helsinki just a few weeks ago, was hugely successful and attracted nearly 500… Read more »

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 hydra-community@googlegroups.com.  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 »