Islandora is a completely free open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage and discover digital assets using a best practice framework.  Islandora is implemented and supported by an ever-growing international community.

Built on a base of Drupal, Fedora, and Solr, Islandora's flexibility empowers users to work with a huge variety of data types (such as image, video, and pdf) and knowledge domains (such as Chemistry and the Digital Humanities) and provides integration with additional viewers, editors, and data processing applications.

Islandora has out-of-the-box support for:
Any Digital File Type
Batch Ingest and Migrations
Faceted Searching
Flexible Metadata
Flexible Storage
JSON-LD Serialization
Linked Data
Multilingual Content and Interface
Usage Statistics

Additionally, you can extend Islandora using any of the hundreds of modules built by the Drupal community.

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The Islandora Foundation

The Islandora Foundation is a federally incorporated, community-driven soliciting non-profit operating under Corporation Number 848647-6. Our mission is to steward the Islandora software platform and the community that develops and supports it.


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

Get Started

Try out Islandora, browse our documentation, and download the version that best suits your needs.


Participate in Islandora events and user groups to expand your skills and share your experience. Connect with new partners and colleagues.


Take an active role in our open source community and help to make Islandora even better.


From user documentation and community support to trusted vendors, we have the resources to help you make the most of Islandora.

Islandora Camp Europe Presenters and Schedule

A preliminary Session Schedule for Islandora Camp Europe (March 20-22, 2013) has been posted, and some of the instructors and presenters have been announced. The following have been confirmed so far:

Mark Leggott - Islandora Founder

Donald Moses - Digital Initiatives and Systems Librarian, UPEI

Paul Pound - Islandora Developer/Senior Developer, UPEI

Islandora at OLA Superconference

Mark Leggott and Kathleen Van Ekris from DiscoveryGarden will be manning booth #123 at the Ontario Library Association Superconference in Toronto, Ontario from January 30 to February 2, 2013. This conference is Canada's largest continuing education event in librarianship and contains the country’s largest library tradeshow. Anyone interested in arranging a meeting with Mark or Kathleen should email See you there!

Registration now open for Islandora Camp Europe

Registration is now open for Islandora Camp Europe. This three day event replicates the un-conference style and multi-track Islandora learning environment of the yearly Islandora Camp in Charlottetown, PEI, but in a venue more accessible to our community of European users. And with a castle. We hope that Islandora adopters from all over the world will join us in Arcidosso, Italy from March 20-22, 2013.