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. Learn more about Islandora 8.

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iCampNY Logo Contest - Time to Vote!

6 years 4 months
The entries are in and it's time to vote. We have three stunning logos to choose from, t-shirt colour to be determined by the winning logo. Please vote for your favourite now! The winner will be announced this Friday, October 18th. Read More
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Why Islandora?

6 years 4 months

I get this question a lot: why did you create Islandora?

Well, it was an idea that had been brewing for a while, at least at a high level. I remember sitting on a national Statistics Canada Committee (the Data Liberation Initiative management committee) and meeting in Ottawa with Chuck Humphrey and friends two or three times a year. After meetings we would review the day in the local Scotch Bar and I found our conversations tended to come around to the emerging issue of data stewardship, although I don't think I referred to it as such then. Given the nature of the DLI meetings this often meant social science or numeric data.

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Meet Your Developer: Jordan Dukart

6 years 4 months

Back in July we checked in with Alan Stanley for the first Islandora "Meet Your Developer" blog entry. It's time to meet another of the developers behind the project, discoverygarden Developer and prolific committer Jordan Dukart.

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