Programmer/Analyst, Digital Library
University of California, Los Angeles
Head of Library Systems
Simon Fraser University
Artefactual Systems Inc.
The Islandora repository platform is gaining popularity across many different types of institutions. Based on Fedora Commons, Drupal, and Solr, it is proving to be extremely flexible and adept at meeting new challenges. Each of the three panelists will present a use case that illustrates these attributes of Islandora: managing complex manuscript collections, a large-scale migration from another repository platform, and integration with the Archivematica digital preservation platform. All three examples also illustrate the importance of open technology, collaboration, and community.