Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework. It uses Drupal as a front-end and deploys other open-source technologies, such as Fedora and Solr, to deliver a complete digital assets management solution. Originally developed by the University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library, Islandora is now implemented and supported by an ever-growing international community.

Islandora and all of its components are completely open-source and free to use.

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Multitenancy in Islandora 8: Open Discussion Meeting August 14

2 weeks 6 days

We've had some good conversations on the regular Islandora 8 Tech Call about how to best handle multi-tenancy/multi-sites in Islandora 8, but there are multiple ways to come at this, and we'd really like to hear from as many people with this use case as possible before settling on a default approach to support. To that end, we're holding an open meeting and inviting anyone interested. If you use multisites in 7, need multisites in 8, or just have some knowledge of the topic and want to help us shape our solution, please join us to discuss.

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We're Holding a Sprint for Paged Content

3 weeks 2 days

Islandorans!

Fresh off the heels of our survey for what features to implement next, we're following through on the number one requested feature: paged content. For those who aren't familiar with the terminology, paged content is how we describe books/newspapers/journals/etc... where each page has been scanned individually as a high resolution image. In order to state that we fully support paged content, there's a handful of things Islandora 8 needs to be capable of doing:

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Islandora Webinar: The Next Release of Islandora 8

4 weeks 2 hours

We followed the initial 1.0.0 release of Islandora 8 in June with an hour-long webinar that provided an overview of what was in the release, some quick demos, and a Q&A period for questions from the Islandora community. It went amazingly well and we got some excellent feedback from attendees, so we're going to try to make this a regular event for Islandora.

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